Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Auction of 20-Year Bangladesh Government Treasury Bond (BGTB) was held on Tuesday, official said.

Seventeen bids amounting total of BDT 1.608 billion were offered. Of those, 1 bid amounting to BDT.200 million was accepted and BDT 1.05 billion was devolved on primary dealers.

“The coupon rate of the accepted bid was 9.2500 percent per annum,” a central bank press statement said.

BBN/SSR/AD-27Oct10-10:30 am (BST)