|On the primary market, the Ha Noi Stock Exchange held 13 auction sessions of government bonds. — Photo vinacorp
HA NOI (VNS) — The State raised VND31.9 trillion (US$1.5 billion) on the primary market and VND131.4 trillion ($6.17 billion) on the secondary market through government bonds in December last year.
On the primary market, the Ha Noi Stock Exchange held 13 auction sessions of government bonds.
The total mobilised value soared to 394 per cent in November. Of the total, the State Treasury accounted for 58.9 per cent, the Viet Nam Development Bank held 40.7 per cent and the remaining amount belonged to the Bank for Social Policy.
Yields of bonds in three-, five, 10- and 15-year terms ranged from 5 to 8.1 per cent. Only the 10-year bond term declined.
On the secondary market, the total transaction volume reached more than 862 million bonds, or VND95.6 trillion ($4.5 billion), by implementing the outright method.
The trading value hit VND35.8 trillion ($1.7 billion) from repurchase agreements.
Foreign investors bought VND8 trillion ($375.6 million) worth of stocks, while VND68.2 trillion ($3.2 billion) were sold.
The Treasury bill market in December reached over VND3.1 trillion ($145.5 million). This amount was attained without the activities of foreign investors. — VNS