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 155.3668 billion were received. Of those, 16 bids amounting total of BDT 28.2559 billion were accepted.

Moreover, 15 primary dealers of 3-day tenor amounting total of BDT 43.6701 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-13Jan11-9:42 pm (BST)