HNX offloads $1.5 billion in government bonds

Wednesday, Apr 06, 2016 08:22

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Ha Noi Stock Exchange in March sold nearly VND34.3 trillion (US$1.5 billion) worth of government bonds issued by the State Treasury in 15 auctions.

This marked an increase of 21.2 per cent from the previous month.

The yield rates for government bonds were lower than those in February. The three-year-bond rate fell 0.2 per cent per year, the five-year-bond rate dropped 0.22 per cent, and other bond rates remained nearly flat.

On the secondary government bond market, total trading volume of government bonds sold outright reached more than 713 million bonds, worth more than VND74.1 trillion, a monthly increase of 43.6 per cent. — VNS

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