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#Bond Auction

# bond-auction - Monday 28 July, 2014

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'

Jul 28th 2014, 4:29 PM 6,913 Views 6 Comments

Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.

# bond-auction - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction

Apr 18th 2013, 11:07 AM 6,285 Views 17 Comments

The T-Bills were sold at a yield of 0.19 per cent.

# bond-auction - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds

Mar 20th 2013, 3:56 PM 12,810 Views 34 Comments

The NTMA cancels €500 million of debts due to mature next month, after buying the bonds on the second-hand market.

# bond-auction - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Ireland sells first 10-year government bonds since before bailout
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Ireland sells first 10-year government bonds since before bailout

Mar 13th 2013, 2:14 PM 7,513 Views 52 Comments

The NTMA planned to raise about €3bn in an auction – but got bids for over four times as much, leading to the sale of €5bn.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 8th 2013, 4:52 PM 5,455 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets
# Happy New Year
# Happy New Year

Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets

Jan 8th 2013, 2:38 PM 6,177 Views 68 Comments

The short-notice auction is the biggest since we were bailed out – and helps build up a cash buffer ahead of fiscal independence.

# bond-auction - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

AIB raises €500 million in auction of three-year bond
# AIB
# AIB

AIB raises €500 million in auction of three-year bond

Nov 28th 2012, 3:13 PM 4,438 Views 24 Comments

The almost entirely State-owned bank raises €500 million by selling a bond which is not guaranteed by the government.

# bond-auction - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support

Nov 14th 2012, 2:21 PM 8,291 Views 23 Comments

The bank has become the first bailed-out lender to raise money on the open markets, raising €1 billion in a bond auction.

# bond-auction - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,671 Views 1 Comment

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# bond-auction - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically

Sep 13th 2012, 10:48 AM 8,706 Views 72 Comments

The NTMA successfully raises €500 million at a cost far lower than two months ago.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week

Sep 11th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,970 Views 4 Comments

The treasury agency will auction €500 million of three-month bills on Thursday.

# bond-auction - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Bond auction: Your Roadster has arrived
# 007
# 007

Bond auction: Your Roadster has arrived

Sep 9th 2012, 6:00 PM 7,846 Views 7 Comments

Classic cars, M’s letter opener, first-edition Fleming books and Daniel Craig’s sunglasses: all up for grabs in charity 50 Years of James Bond auction.

# bond-auction - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Medals, marathons and urine tests: London 2012 in numbers
# Prime Numbers
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Numbers

Medals, marathons and urine tests: London 2012 in numbers

Aug 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,445 Views 12 Comments

How much gold is in an Olympic Gold medal? And just how bad IS that South Korean archer’s vision?

# bond-auction - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:22 AM 4,269 Views 23 Comments

The first auction will be held on Thursday.

# bond-auction - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Downgraded: Spain's credit rating slashed by Fitch with negative outlook
# Spain
# Spain

Downgraded: Spain's credit rating slashed by Fitch with negative outlook

Jun 7th 2012, 8:28 PM 2,831 Views 25 Comments

The cost of bailing out Spain’s banks could be as high as €100 billion, the ratings agency warned as it forecast a recession for the rest of this year and next.

# bond-auction - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Spain set for second debt auction of the week
# Spain
# Spain

Spain set for second debt auction of the week

Apr 19th 2012, 9:40 AM 792 Views 1 Comment

Government plans to auction up to €2.5bn in bonds today in a key test of investor confidence.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Borrowing costs for eurozone bailout fund fall after Greek deal
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Borrowing costs for eurozone bailout fund fall after Greek deal

Feb 21st 2012, 11:36 AM 1,598 Views 7 Comments

The EFSF issues a new round of 6-month bills – with interest rates significantly lower than at the same time last month.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Interest rates plunge as Italy raises €6 billion in new auction
# Downgrade
# Downgrade

Interest rates plunge as Italy raises €6 billion in new auction

Feb 14th 2012, 3:28 PM 3,100 Views 19 Comments

What downgrade? Italy flogs billions in 12-year bonds with interest rates falling dramatically on a similar bond last month.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

EU bailout fund overcomes downgrade with successful bond auction
# EFSF
# EFSF

EU bailout fund overcomes downgrade with successful bond auction

Jan 17th 2012, 12:36 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

The EFSF sells six-month bills with an average interest rate of 0.2664 per cent – despite being downgraded yesterday.

Spain raises nearly €5bn in successful short-term bond auction
# Bondwatch
# Bondwatch

Spain raises nearly €5bn in successful short-term bond auction

Jan 17th 2012, 10:00 AM 930 Views 4 Comments

Spain sees the interest rate for 12-month bonds fall significantly, while Belgium has mixed results in an auction of its own.

# bond-auction - Monday 9 January, 2012

The bond markets are now paying Germany to borrow money
# Bonds
# Bonds

The bond markets are now paying Germany to borrow money

Jan 9th 2012, 2:12 PM 4,523 Views 29 Comments

Germany this morning issued a new batch of 6-month bills – and demand was so intense that the yield is negative.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Belgium, Spain and bailout fund perform better in bond auctions
# Bond Auctions
# Bond Auctions

Belgium, Spain and bailout fund perform better in bond auctions

Dec 13th 2011, 12:25 PM 1,283 Views 1 Comment

There’s little respite for Greece, though, which is asked to pay a higher yield on an experimental auction of short-term bonds.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Italy pays nearly 8 per cent for three-year bonds
# Italy
# Italy

Italy pays nearly 8 per cent for three-year bonds

Nov 29th 2011, 2:12 PM 1,192 Views 8 Comments

Italy faces its highest cost of borrowing ever, raising €3.5bn through the sale of three-year bonds at rates of 7.9 per cent.

# bond-auction - Monday 28 November, 2011

Belgium follows Italy, Germany in seeing borrowing costs surge
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgium follows Italy, Germany in seeing borrowing costs surge

Nov 28th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,931 Views 6 Comments

Belgium successfully raises €450m in a bond auction, but pays its highest yield since 2000 – up by 1.3 per cent from last month.

# bond-auction - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Merkel and Sarkozy to meet new Italian PM for reform talks
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Merkel and Sarkozy to meet new Italian PM for reform talks

Nov 24th 2011, 7:34 AM 594 Views 0 Comments

Mario Monti will hold a ‘mini-summit’ with the French and German leaders amid jitters over yesterday’s bond auction fiasco.

# bond-auction - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

"Disaster" German bond auction sends European markets down
# Markets
# Markets

"Disaster" German bond auction sends European markets down

Nov 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 2,469 Views 18 Comments

Germany issues €6bn in 10-year bonds – but only €3.8bn were sold, leaving the central bank to step in and buy the rest.

# bond-auction - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'
# Default
# Default

Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'

Jun 16th 2011, 10:09 AM 885 Views 6 Comments

Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.

# bond-auction - Thursday 23 September, 2010

NTMA sells off another €400m of government debt
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

NTMA sells off another €400m of government debt

Sep 23rd 2010, 2:23 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency raises some more short-term cash – but sells off less than the maximum.

# bond-auction - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Yields on short-term bills head downward after Anglo announcement
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Yields on short-term bills head downward after Anglo announcement

Sep 9th 2010, 11:05 AM 128 Views 0 Comments

The NTMA sells off 5- and 7-month bonds at smaller yields than two weeks ago, despite the spike in 10-year bond rates.

# bond-auction - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

Moody's downgrade hits as NTMA forced into higher interest
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Moody's downgrade hits as NTMA forced into higher interest

Jul 20th 2010, 11:21 AM 83 Views 0 Comments

Today’s auction of government bonds results in more expensive yields than before.