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Over $744 billion mobilised from selling G-bonds in August

Update: September, 05/2018 - 17:19
Ten-year bonds posted annual interest rates of 4.5-5.6 per cent, and 15-year bonds, 4.81-6 per cent per annum. — Photo vneconomy.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Hanoi Stock Exchange held 38 auctions in August, mobilising a total of more than VNĐ17.3 trillion (US$744.3 billion) worth of Government bonds, up 9.9 per cent from the previous month.

Of the amount, VNĐ16.06 trillion was raised by the State Treasury, while the remainder was mobilised by the Bank for Social Policies.

The interest rates of successfully-bid 3-year bonds ranged from 4-5 per cent per year, while those for 5-year bonds were from 3.5-5.1 per cent per year and 7-year bonds at 3.9 per cent a year.

Ten-year bonds posted annual interest rates of 4.5-5.6 per cent, and 15-year bonds, 4.81-6 per cent per annum.

The interest rates increased for bonds of all terms compared to those sold in July, excluding the 7-year term, which remained unchanged.

On the secondary G-bond market, the total volume of G-bonds sold by the outright method exceeded 560 million, worth VNĐ62.57 trillion, up 0.27 per cent month-on-month. Ttrading volume through repurchase agreements (repos) hit more than 847 million bonds totalling VNĐ84.6 trillion, down 8.5 per cent in value compared with July. 

Foreign investors made outright purchases of more than VNĐ1.3 trillion and outright sales of some VNĐ1.84 trillion. They did not make any repo transactions in August. — VNS

 

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