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Hanoi (VNA) – The State Treasury of Vietnam raised over 12.5 trillion VND (543 million USD) worth of government bonds (G-bond) during 16 auctions at the Hanoi Stock Exchange in April, down 11.9 percent from the previous month.

During the month, only 67.9 percent of G-bonds put out for auction were sold.

Bind-winning annual interest rates for 7-year, 10-year, 15-year, 20-year and 30-year bonds were 4.05 percent, 4.72 percent, 5.06 percent, 5.69-5.7 percent, and 5.8 percent, respectively.

On the secondary G-bond market, the total volume of G-bonds sold by the outright method in April reached over 7 million, worth 77.2 trillion VND, down 6.9 percent in value month-on-month.

Meanwhile, the trading volume through repurchase agreements (repos) surpassed 979 million, equivalent to more than 98.4 trillion VND, down 16.6 percent in value from March.

Foreign investors made outright purchases worth more than 3.3 trillion VND and outright sales worth over 3.2 trillion VND in April.-VNA