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Mauritius' 182-day Treasury bills yield rises to 1.76pc PORT LOUIS: The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 182-day Treasury bill rose to 1.76 percent at an auction on Friday from 1.72 percent at the previous sale on June 5, the central bank said. The Bank of Mauritius said it had sold all the 1 billion rupees ($29 million) worth of securities it had offered. It said it had received bids worth 2.11 billion rupees at yields ranging from 1.75 percent to 2.60 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank may expand Tier 1 sukuk issue by $2-3bn DUBAI: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank will ask shareholders for permission to expand its existing Tier 1 sukuk issue, originally sold in 2012, by $2 billion to $3 billion, it said in a bourse filing on Thursday.The increase is subject to regulatory approval, the Abu Dhabi lender said.The Abu Dhabi lender will also ask shareholders to vote to increase the bank's capital by 168 million dirhams ($45.74 million) through a rights issue.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Kenya's 91-day Treasury bills yield falls at auction NAIROBI: The weighted average yield on Kenya's 91-day Treasury bill inched down to 8.167 percent at auction on Thursday from 8.357 percent last week, the central bank said. The bank offered 1 billion shillings ($10 million) worth of the bills, received bids worth 586 million shillings and accepted a total of 585 million shillings. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Nigeria to sell 60bn naira in bonds on May 13 LAGOS: Nigeria plans to sell 60 billion naira ($300 million) of 5, 10 and 20-year sovereign bonds on May 13, its fifth debt auction of the year, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Tuesday. The DMO said it would sell 20 billion naira each of the papers, due to mature in 2020, 2024 and 2034 respectively. The papers are re-openings of previous issues and the results of the auction will be published the following ...

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Yield on Mauritius' 364-day Treasury bills falls to 1.57pc PORT LOUIS: The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 364-day Treasury bill fell to 1.57 percent at auction on Friday from 1.95 percent at the previous sale on March 20, the central bank said. The central bank, Bank of Mauritius, sold all the 700 million rupees ($19 million) worth of debt it had offered. Bids totalled 2.285 billion rupees, at rates ranging from 1.54 percent to 2.50 percent. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...