On October 20, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry raised UAH 7.155 billion towards the state budget as a result of auctions on the placement of domestic government bonds, the ministry’s press service report.
The Finance Ministry offered investors two issues of hryvnia-denominated bonds, with a maturity of three months and one year, and one issue of foreign currency denominated bonds, with a maturity of one year. Following the auctions, UAH 7,155 million was attracted to the state budget.
In particular, UAH 3,923 million was raised to the state budget from the placement of three-month securities in the national currency and UAH 1,737 million was attracted from one-year securities. The weighted average yield on three-month securities and one-year securities was 7.3% and 10.22%, respectively.
In turn, $52.7 million was obtained from the placement of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds. The weighted average yield remained unchanged – 3.5%. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)