The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine raised 3.5 billion UAH from the state budget at an auction for the placement of national government bonds, according to the press service of the ministry.
“Today [February 22] during auctions for the placement of national government bonds, the Ministry of Finance offered investors five issues of securities in national currency and one in foreign currency. […] As a result, UAH 3,484 million was drawn into the state budget,” the report says.
The term of circulation of government bonds offered in national currency is 3 months, 1 year, 1.5 years, 2 years and 4 years. The maturity of bonds denominated in euros is 3 months.
It is worth noting that 3-month bonds were the most in demand, from the placement of which 2.9 billion UAH were attracted to the state budget.
The weighted average yield of 3-month bonds was 11.60%, 1-year bonds – 11.93%, 1.5-year bonds – 12.00%, 2-year bonds – 13.00% and 4-year bonds – 13.09%.
In turn, 7.2 million euros were raised through the placement of public bodies denominated in foreign currencies; the weighted average yield of these bonds was 1.75%.
As reported by Ukrinform, the Ministry of Finance raised UAH 66 million for the state budget at an auction on February 15.