Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Auction of 10-Year Bangladesh Government Treasury Bond (BGTB) was held on Tuesday, officials said.

Nine bids amounting total of BDT 3.19 billion were offered against pre-targeted amount of BDT 5.50 billion. Off those, seven bids amounting total of BDT 2.3772 billion were accepted and BDT 3.1228 billion was distributed among primary dealers.

“The coupon rate of the accepted bids was 11.2500 percent per annum,” the auction result said.

Currently, four government bonds – five-year, 10-year, 15-year and 20-year -are being traded in the market.

BBN/SSR/AD-11Jan12-12:04 pm (BST)