On December 8, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry raised UAH 15.96 billion towards the state budget as a result of auctions on the placement of domestic government bonds, the ministry’s press service wrote on Facebook.
The Finance Ministry offered investors seven issues of hryvnia-denominated bonds, with a maturity of three months, six months, one year, two years, four years and five years, and one issue of foreign currency-denominated bonds, with a maturity of one year. Following the auctions, UAH 15,963 million in equivalent was attracted to the state budget.
In particular, UAH 10,199 million was raised to the state budget from the placement of securities in the national currency. The weighted average yield on three-month securities was 10.0%, six-month securities – 10.49%, one-year securities – 11.22%, two-year securities – 11.67%, four-year securities – 11.89% and five-year securities – 12.04%.
In turn, $204 million was obtained from the placement of foreign currency-denominated bonds. The weighted average yield was 3.79%. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)