The State Treasury of Vietnam collected 4.6 trillion VND (197.8 million USD) in the latest Government-bond (G-bond) auction.
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Hanoi (VNA) – The State Treasury of Vietnam collected 4.6 trillion VND (197.8 million USD) in the latest Government-bond (G-bond) auction on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on July 18.

The auction looked to sell 6.5 trillion VND (279.5 million USD) worth of G-bonds in five-year, seven-year, 10-year, 20-year, and 30-year maturity.

As much as 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) was mobilised from five-year bonds, with an annual interest rate of 3.45 percent, the same as that during the previous auction on July 11.

Six bidders bought 50 billion VND (2.15 million USD) worth of seven-year bonds with an average yield of 3.85 percent, 0.42 percent higher than that of the auction on July 18.

Bonds with 10-year maturity were sold for 1.2 trillion VND (51.6 million USD), with an annual yield rate of 4.46 percent, an increase of 0.03 percent from that of the July 11 auction.

Meanwhile, 15-year bonds attracted 800 billion VND (34.4 million USD) with an annual interest rate of 4.76 percent, 0.03 percent higher than the figure recorded in the auction a week ago.

As for 30-year bonds, 50 billion VND (2.15 million USD) was raised at an interest rate of 5.42 percent per annum, which is equal to that in April 24 auction.

Meanwhile, a total 1.5 trillion VND (64.5 million USD) was mobilised from sub-session sales for five-year, 10-year, and 15-year bonds.

There were no successful bids for 20-year bonds.

From the outset of the year, the State Treasury of Vietnam collected more than 85.5 trillion VND (3.68 billion USD) from auctions through the HNX.-VNA