At treasury bond auction Rs45.4 bn bids accepted

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Oct 26, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Treasury bond auction on Monday for 30 billion rupees in bonds received bids amounting to 129.7 billion rupees. The Central Bank accepted 45.4 billion rupees worth of bids.

Bonds maturing on 15 September 2019 received 32.5 billion rupees in bids for seven billion rupees in bonds on offer. The central bank accepted eight billion rupees in bids. The weighted average yield was 9.14 percent down from 9.5 percent at the previous auction.

For bonds maturing on 1 October 2022 the auction received 32.6 billion rupees in bids for seven billion rupees in bonds on offer. The central bank accepted 6.22 billion rupees in bids. The weighted average yield was 9.65 percent down from 9.95 percent at the previous auction.

Bonds maturing on 1 September 2028 received 27.2 billion rupees in bids for six billion rupees in bonds on offer. The central bank accepted 8.88 billion rupees in bids. The weighted average yield was 10.39 percent down from 11.04 percent at the previous auction.

Bonds maturing on 15 March 2035 received 37.2 billion rupees in bids for 10 billion rupees in bonds on offer. The central bank accepted 22.34 billion rupees in bids. The weighted average yield was 11.13 percent down from 11.20 percent at the previous auction.