Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Auction of 182-Day Treasury bill was held on Sunday, officials said.

Eighteen bids amounting total of BDT 3.9750 billion were offered against pre-targeted amount of BDT.3.50 billion. Of those, 13 bids amounting total of BDT.2.85 billion were accepted and BDT 650 million was devolved on primary dealers.

The rate of the implicit yield of the accepted bids was 5.50 percent per annum, a central bank press statement said.

BBN/SSR/AD-16Jan11-6:26 pm (BST)