The T-bills carry one-year maturity and the issue was awarded at an average yield of 7.15 percent. The weighted-average discount rate stood at 6.67 percent. The total value of the issue was 500 million lei, while the total demand of the 13 participating banks in the tender accounted for 1.97 billion lei (some 463 million euros).
Bids to acquire government securities were submitted by 13 primary dealers – Alpha Bank Romania, BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, Banca Comerciala Carpatica (BCC), Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR), Banca Transilvania, Bancpost, CEC Bank, Citibank Romania, ING, MKB Romexterra, Raiffeisen Bank, RBS Bank Romania and UniCredit Tiriac Bank. MFP has scheduled tenders in February to issue government securities with discount worth two billion lei.