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

 A total of 17 bids amounting total of BDT 3.6209 billion were offered. Of those, two bids amounting total of BDT 115.90 million were accepted and BDT 3.3841 billion was devolved on primary dealers, according to result.

The coupon rate of the accepted bids was 7.8800 percent per annum,” a central bank press statement said.

BBN/SI/AD-17Aug10-4:56 pm (BST)