MFP places bonds worth 650 million lei
The treasury certificates carry a 1-year maturity, at an average yield standing at 9.99 percent per year, according to the data provided by the Romanian National Bank (BNR).
The total value of the issues stod at 1 billion lei, with the total offers of the banks having totalled 1.72 billion lei.
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.
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.
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.
The last tender is scheduled for September 28, for an issue of discount treasury certificates carrying a 6-month maturity, worth 900 million lei.
MFP atracted almost 51.3 billion lei from the market January through AUgust, compared with 12.5 billion in 2008.