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CAIRO: Egypt's central bank said it sold 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($579.8 million) in three and five-year bonds on Monday, the same amount it had offered. It sold 2 billion pounds in reopened three-year bonds at an average yield of 16.12 percent, with yields ranging from 16.05 to 16.15 percent. The bonds have a 16.15 percent coupon and mature on April 3, 2015. It also sold 1.5 billion pounds in new five-year bonds at an average yield of 16.59 percent, with yields ranging from 16.4 to 16.62 percent. The bonds have a 16.55 percent coupon and mature on April 10, 2017. The central bank sells government bonds on behalf of the finance ministry . Settlement will take place on April 10. Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...

JOHANNESBURG: South African government bonds weakened on Thursday due to heightened risk aversion emanating from the euro zone, although movements were exaggerated by thin trading volumes ahead of the Easter market holiday. The rand was at 7.827 against the dollar at 1540 GMT, little changed from Wednesday's New York close of 7.832.    Earlier in the session the currency had been under pressure due to concerns about sovereign debt risk in the euro zone after a poor Spanish ...
CAIRO: Egypt's Ministry of Finance will offer 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($579.6 million) in bonds at an auction on April 9, the central bank said on Monday. It will offer 2 billion pounds in reopened three-year bonds maturing on April 3, 2015 with a coupon of 16.15 percent, and 1.5 billion pounds in five-year bonds maturing on April 10, 2017, the bank said. Settlement for the bonds, which the central bank is selling on behalf of the ...
CAIRO:Egypt's central bank sold re-opened three-year and five-year bonds worth 4 billion Egyptian pounds ($662.67 million) on Monday, the same amount that was offered, the Ministry of Finance said. The three-year bonds, totalling 2 billion pounds, mature onJan. 17, 2015, and have a coupon of 16.15 percent. Yields ranged from 16.16 to 16.28 percent, with an average of 16.25 percent. The five-year bonds mature onJan. 17, 2017, and have a coupon of 16.35 percent. The yields ranged ...
Kenya 1-year bond yield seen lower on heavy demand           NAIROBI: Kenya's one-year Treasury bond yield is expected to fall further at an auction this week thanks to heavy subscription which would allow the central bank, keen to bring down the cost of domestic borrowing, to reject less favourable bids. The Central Bank of Kenya will auction the new one-year bond worth up to 10 billion shillings ($120 million), whose coupon will be set by the market at its sale on March 20. Fixed income analysts said ...
Yields dip at sale of 7-year Egypt bonds           CAIRO: Egypt's central bank sold 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($165.7 million) in reopened seven-year bonds at an auction on Monday, the same amount it had originally sought, the finance ministry said on its website. Yields on the bonds ranged from 16.83 to 16.9 percent, with an average yield of 16.88 percent, down from 16.91 percent at an auction of seven-year bonds on March 5. The bonds mature on Oct. 25, 2018, and carry a 14.5 percent coupon. ...
Yield dips at Egypt 273-day T-bill auction        CAIRO: The average yield at an auction on Sunday of Egyptian 273-day treasury bills declined, and the central bank sold more than it originally offered, the Ministry of Finance said on its website. Yields have been edging down since Feb. 2 on optimism that the worst of Egypt's troubles may be over after a year of political and economic turmoil. The average yield edged slid to 15.829 percent from 15.886 percent at the last issue on ...

 



 
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