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Nigeria raises 98bn naira in Treasury bills at lower yields LAGOS: Nigeria raised 97.8 billion naira ($491 million) in Treasury bills at an auction on Wednesday that fetched lower yields compared with the previous sale last week owing to strong appetite for the debt, the central bank said on Thursday.Investors - mostly domestic banks and pension funds - submitted bids totalling 297.06 billion naira, three-times more than the central bank had advertised but demanded yields ranging between 10 percent to 18 percent.The bank said it sold 14.03 billion naira in 91-day notes at 10.69 percent, compared with 10.79 percent at the previous auction on March 18.It auctioned 10.61 billion naira in 182-day bill at 14.5 percent, compared with 14.7 percent previously while it raised 73.16 billion naira in the 1-year note at 14.85 percent, down from 15.35 percent at the last auction.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

Yields on Uganda's 2-year and 15-year bonds rise KAMPALA: Yields on Uganda's new two-year and re-opened 15-year Treasury bonds rose at Wednesday's auction in which a total of 180 billion shillings ($62.61 million) worth of debt was on offer.The weighted average yield on the 2-year bond rose to 16.684 percent from 16.175 percent at their last sale on Jan. 28.The 15-year bond rates rose to 17.407 percent from 15.946 percent when the notes were last sold on December 3.The rise on the two ...
Yields on Kenya's 182-day, 364-day Treasury bills fall NAIROBI: The weighted average yield on Kenya's 364-day Treasury bill fell to 10.892 percent on Wednesday from 10.907 percent last week, the central bank said. The yield on the 182-day Treasury bill also nudged lower in the same auction to 10.367 percent from 10.377 percent last week. The bank said it received bids worth 16.7 billion shillings ($183 million) for a total of 6 billion shillings worth of bills on offer. It accepted 11.7 billion ...
South African govt bonds weaken on Greek debt woes, rand steady JOHANNESBURG: South African government bonds weakened on Wednesday and the rand held steady against the dollar with investors wary of the uncertainty over Greece's debt negotiations with its creditors.The yield on the 2026 benchmark instrument rose 8 basis point to 7.695 percent at 1510 GMT, its highest in six weeks. "There is a lot of fluctuation in the euro zone, Greece bonds due to the uncertainty," said Marten Banninga, head of bond trading at WWC ...
South Africa's bonds, rand weak on risk-averse trade JOHANNESBURG: Yields on South Africa's government debt rose on Tuesday after a poor bond auction and the rand weakened to a month-low as Greece's debt woes and Ukraine's conflict sapped risk appetite.Government bonds weakened with the yield for the 2026 benchmark jumping 13 basis points to a month-high of 7.585 percent as of 1516 GMT."It's a combination of international trends, the rand that is under pressure and then we had a weak bond auction," said ...
Ivory Coast aims to borrow over $1bn ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast will next month tap international lending markets for a second time, aiming to raise more than $1 billion in a placement of bonds, the country's finance minister said Thursday."The objective is to complete the operation by the end of February 2015 so that the money will be available in March," Daniel Kablan Duncan told a news conference.Ivory Coast successfully raised $750 million in a eurobond placement last July in its first foray ...
South African debt yields at over 20 month lows, rand softer JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's government bonds fell to their lowest in nearly 22 months on Friday, in a market increasingly seeing the chance that slowing inflation due to sliding oil prices will keep interest rates depressed.The yield on debt maturing in 2026 -- the benchmark for the secondary market -- fell 12.5 basis points to close at 7.355 percent, a level last seen in late May 2013.Demand by foreign accounts has driven local bonds higher this ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyJune
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyAugust 27, 2015
Reserves $18.509 bln