Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The central bank of Bangladesh held auctions for BDT 12 billion in Treasuries in the last week, treasury officials said.

The auctions for 91-day, 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills were conducted on July 19 last.  The implicit yields against the respective tenors were 1.69 percent, 3.46 percent and 5.20 percent.

The yields for 91-day, 182-day and 364-day bills declined by 46 basis points, 70 basis points and 51 basis points respectively, they added.

An auction of 5-year Treasury bond was also held on July 21, 2009 where the implicit yield declined by 103 basis points to 8.20 percent.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-25July09-2:08pm (BST)