Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The central bank of Bangladesh held auctions for BDT 9,000 million in bills and BDT 4,500 million in bonds in the last week.

The auction for 91-day and 182-day Bangladesh Bank bills was conducted on September 13 last where the implicit yield for 91-day bills increased by 25 basis points to 2.25 percent.

The weighted average yield for 182-day bills increased by 4 basis points to 3.50 percent, treasury officials said.

An auction of a 5-year Treasury bond was held on 15-Sep-2009 where the implicit yield remained unchanged at 7.49 percent.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-18September09-5:18 pm (BST)