Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Auction of 5-Year Bangladesh Government Treasury Bond (BGTB) was held on Tuesday, officials said.

A total of 16 bids amounting total of BDT.4.61 billion were offered. Of those, 12 bids amounting total of BDT 3.57 billion were accepted and BDT 430 million was devolved on primary dealers.

“The coupon rate of the accepted bids was 8.1100 percent per annum,” a central bank statement said.

BBN/SI/AD-22Dec10-10:34 am (BST)