Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Auction of 05-Year Bangladesh Government Treasury Bond (BGTB) was held on Tuesday, officials said.

Fifteen bids amounting total of BDT.5.0 billion were offered. Of those, 13 bids amounting total of BDT 4.55 billion were accepted and BDT 450 million was devolved on primary dealers.

The coupon rate of the accepted bids was 8.2500 percent per annum, a central bank statement said.

BBN/SI/AD-18Jan11-11:37 pm (BST)