MFP rejected the purchase offers submitted by the commercial banks for the issue of benchmark bonds exceeding a level of the requested yield by 10 percent.
The issue of benchmark bonds totaled 950 million lei, with the coupon rate standing at 11.25percent. The total offers of the banks totalled 1.915 billion lei, the nominal value of a benchmark bond standing at 10.000 lei.
There submitted purchase offers 13 primary dealers – Alpha Bank Romania, BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, Carpatica Commercial bank (BCC), Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR), Banca Transilvania, Bancpost, CEC Bank, Citibank Romania, ING, MKB Romexterra, Raiffeisen Bank, RBS Bank Romania and Uni Credit Tiriac Bank.
MFP scheduled tenders in September for issuing government bonds – treasury certificates and benchmark bonds worth 6 billion lei, after having attracted 2.9 billion lei in August.
MFP attracted almost 51.3 billion lei from the market in the first eight months of the year, compared with 12.5 billion during the entire in 2008.