Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The REPO auction of Bangladesh Bank for commercial banks and financial institutions was held on Thursday, officials said. 
Sixteen bids of 3-day tenor amounting to tot al of BDT 171.9478 billion were received. Of those, 16 bids amounting total of BDT 34.7240 billion were accepted. 
Moreover, 14 primary dealers of 3-day tenor amounting total of BDT 44.8771 billion were provided as liquidity support facility. The rate of interest of REPO and liquidity support facility was 5.50 percent per annum.
BBN/SI/AD-20Jan11-8:26 pm (BST)