US$1.14 billion raised from G-bonds in April

Friday, May 07, 2021 11:52

An auction of Government bonds at HNX. — VNA/VNS Photo Tuan Anh

The State Treasury raised more than VND26.3 trillion (over US$1.14 billion) worth of Government bonds (G-bonds) via 16 auctions on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX) in April.

The figure was 215 per cent higher than in March.

Compared to the previous month, the interest rates of bonds in successful bids expanded on maturities of five years, 10 years and 15 years, with increases ranging from 0.05 – 0.06 per cent each maturity, while those of 20 years and 30 years remained the same.

On the secondary G-bond market, the average trading value in the month reached nearly VND9.79 trillion per session, down 5.99 per cent month-on-month.

The total outright purchases of G-bonds topped 1 billion bonds valued at VND116.6 trillion.

Meanwhile, the total volume traded via repos exceeded 742 million bonds, worth more than VND79.1 trillion, up 10.17 per cent from the previous month.

Foreign investors made purchases of more than VND2.34 trillion, and outright sales of close to VND1.63 trillion. — VNS

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