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Yields on Egyptian 266-day T-bills climbs  CAIRO: Yields on 266-day treasury bills rose at an auction on Sunday and the central bank bought fewer than it had asked for, while yields on 91-day T-bills eased, the bank said. The average yield on the 266-day bills rose to 15.863 percent from 15.652 percent at the last auction on July 29. The central bank had initially asked for 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($575.04 million) of the bills but only accepted 3 billion pounds worth. On Aug. 12, the central bank cancelled an auction of 3.5 billion pounds in 266-day T-bills. The average yield on the 91-day bills fell to 14.227 percent from 14.241 percent at last week's auction. The bank accepted 1 billion pounds of the bills, the same amount it had sought. The central bank auctions the T-bills on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...

Nigeria yields fall, foreign demand pushes naira up  LAGOS: Nigeria sold 20 billion less than planned at a bi-monthly sale of treasury bills on Thursday but the yields on its 3-month bills fell, with dealers citing large purchases by foreign players. The central bank sold just 50.65 billion naira ($321 mln) in 3- and 6-month bills compared to plans announced last week for an auction of up to 70.65 billion naira. Dealers said the bank had rejected bids that were higher than it was prepared ...
Yields rise on Egyptian 91-day, 364-day T-bills  CAIRO: Yields rose at an auction of Egyptian treasury bills on Thursday, with the government selling 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds of 182-day and 364-day bills, the Central Bank of Egypt said. The average yield on 2 billion pounds of 182-day bills maturing on Feb. 26, 2013, was 15.382 percent, up from 15.345 percent at last week's auction. The range of yields was 15.000-15.411. On 1.5 billion pounds of 364-day bills sold, the average yield rose to 15.949 ...
Eskom sell 2028 bond at lower yield JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's power utility Eskom sold 300 million rand ($36.51 million) of its EL28 inflation-linked bond at a clearing yield of 2.17 percent, slightly down from a 2.195 percent yield previously. The bid to cover ratio was 1 from 2.17 previously. Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...
South Africa bonds yields rise on oil, food prices  JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's rand weakened on Thursday while government bond yields climbed in line with global debt market trends amid a deterioriating inflation outlook due to rising oil and food prices rises. However, the sell-off of local debt was partly off-set by steady demand from fund managers that track Citigroup's influential World Government Bond Index, which South Africa is set to join in October. The yield on the heavily traded 14-year government bond rose four basis points ...
Nigeria to sell 75bn naira of domestic bonds in August  LAGOS: Nigeria plans to raise 75 billion naira ($472 mln) in local bonds with maturities of between five and 10 years at its regular auction on Aug. 15, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Friday. The debt office said it would sell 25 billion naira apiece of  five-, seven- and 10-year bonds with terms to maturity of four years and seven months, six years and nine months, and nine years and four months respectively.  The ...
Nigeria 3-year bond yield, naira up on liquidity shortage  LAGOS: Nigeria's naira currency and the yield on its most liquid 3-year bond both surged on Wednesday, after state-owned energy firm NNPC sold $450 million to some lenders amid a central bank squeeze on liquidity. The naira was up more than 1 percent to a 2-week high on the interbank market on Thursday, trading at 158.35 naira to the dollar at 1130 GMT, firmer than the 160.10 to the dollar it closed at on Wednesday. Dealers said ...


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Foreign Debt $60.9bn
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