Government to bid for 5.25B EGP in T-bonds Monday
Central Bank of Egypt - YOUM7

CAIRO: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on behalf of the Ministry of Finance is set to auction 5.250 billion EGP ($647.9 million) in treasury bonds Monday, according to the bank’s official website.

Egypt’s central bank usually holds T-bonds auctions every Monday.

“The T-bonds are to be offered in two installments; the first valued at 3 billion EGP with a five-year term, and the second worth 2.250 billion EGP with a 10-year term,” according to the CBE website.

The government seeks to borrow from the domestic market to cover the state budget deficit which exceeded 10 percent of GDP since FY 2011/2012.

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