The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) mobilised more than 10 trillion VND from auctioning off Government bonds in February. (Photo: baodautu.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) mobilised more than 10 trillion VND (440 million USD) from auctioning off Government bonds in February, down 48 percent from the previous month.

The coupon rates of five-year term bonds and seven-year term bonds were 3.05 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, successful bidders of ten-year term bonds would enjoy an interest rate of 4-4.35 percent per year while the coupon rate for 15-year term bonds ranged from 4.4-4.5 percent.

As compared to January, the annual interest rates of the terms fell 1.25 percent, 0.95 percent, 0.38 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively.

On the secondary market, the total volume of Government bonds sold by the outright method reached over 645 million worth 73.9 trillion VND (3.25 billion USD), down 37 percent in value from January.

Trading volume through repurchase agreements (repos) was more than 806 million bonds valued at 83.8 trillion VND (3.86 billion USD), decreasing 29 percent in value from January.

Foreign investors also made outright purchases of over 4.3 trillion VND (189.2 million USD) and outright sale transactions of more than 4 trillion VND (176 million USD). They made repo buys of over 207 billion VND (9.1 million USD) and repo sales of over 205 billion VND (9.02 million USD).-VNA