Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Bank held auctions of 91-Day and 182-Day Treasury Bills on August 07 this year. A total of 13 bids of BDT 3.430 billion for 91-Day Treasury Bills and 13 bids of BDT 2.94 billion for 182-Day Treasury Bills were accepted.

BDT 70.00 million and 60 million were devolved on Primary Dealers for 91-Day and 182-Day Bills. Implicit yields for both the tenors increased by 35 basis points.

An auction of 10-Year Bangladesh Government Treasury Bonds was held on August 09, 2011 where 13 bids amounting total of BDT 2.94 billion was accepted and BDT 60 million was devolved on Primary Dealers. The coupon rate of the accepted bids was 9.50 percent, up by 5 basis points.

BBN/SSR/AD-12Aug11-2:18 pm (BST)