Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The 37th auction of treasury bills (T-bills) of different maturities was held on Sunday. BDT 6.80 billion and BDT 3.40 billion in grand total BDT 10.20 billion were offered for the 91-day and 364-day bills respectively.
Of those, DBT 4.50 billion and BDT 1.20 billion in grand total BDT 5.70 billion were accepted respectively for the 91-day and 364-day bills, according to the central bank press statement.
BDT 500 million and BDT 1.30 billion were devolved on primary dealers (PDs) for the 91-day and 364-day bills respectively.
The central bank earlier selected nine PDs – eight commercial banks and one NBFI – to handle government-approved securities and issued guidelines for them.
The range of implicit yield of accepted bids were 7.87-7.89 per cent and 8.55-8.57 per cent per annum respectively, the central bank of Bangladesh said.
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