The Ministry of Public Finance / MFP / borrowed, on Monday, 421.5 million lei (approximately EUR 92.117 million at today’s exchange rate – editor’s note) from the commercial banks, through the issuance of benchmark bonds with a three-year maturity, placed on auction by the National Bank of Romania / BNR /.
The Government bonds have maturity in July 2015, and the average yield to which this issuance was awarded is 3.76 percent. The coupon rate is 4.7 percent.
The total value of the program was 150 million lei, and total demand from the 12 banks that participated in the auction was 421.5 million lei.
Buying offers for the state securities were submitted by 12 banks – Alpha Bank Romania, BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, Carpatica Commercial Bank (BCC), Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR), Transilvania Bank, Bancpost, CEC Bank, Citibank Romania, ING, Raiffeisen Bank, RBS Bank Romania and UniCredit Bank Tiriac.