Tuesday 07, March 2017 by Nabilah Annuar

CBB issues treasury bills worth BHD 70 million

This week’s BHD 70 million issue of Government Treasury Bills has been subscribed by 278 per cent, according to a statement by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).

The approximate average price for the issue was 99.442% with the lowest accepted price being 99.435%.

The bills, carrying a maturity of 91 days, are issued by the CBB, on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain. 

The issue date of the bills is 8 March 2017 and the maturity date is 7 June 2017.

The weighted average rate of interest is 2.22%, compared to 2.24% for the previous issue on 1 March 2017.

This is issue No. 1642 (ISIN BH000669E889) of Government Treasury Bills. With this, the total outstanding value of Government Treasury Bills stands at BHD 1.810 billion.




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