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 from 16.35 to 16.73 percent, with an average of 16.69 percent.
Settlement will take place on March 27.
Government bonds are sold by the central bank on behalf of the finance ministry .