Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency
Within the framework of its announced Buyback program for bonds coming to maturity within 12 months, the Belgian Debt Agency has started quoting bid prices on a special window on the MTS AM electronic platform as of today March 29th, 2017 to buy back its OLO 52 (ISIN : BE0000312216) having a current outstanding of 11.428.000.000 EUR.
The bond has its final maturity on 28th March 2018.
The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR 3.199 billion, distributed into the following lines :
- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2027 (OLO81)
ISIN code : BE0000341504
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.435
Weighted average yield : 0.933 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.520
- OLO 1.90 % 22/06/2038 (OLO76)
ISIN code : BE0000336454
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.008
Weighted average yield : 1.591 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.620
The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 20 March 2017 :
The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 391.78 billion as of 28 February 2017.
Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 391.51 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.26 billion.
In net terms (i.e. deducting financial deposits and investments, as well as securities owned by the Treasury), the Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 373.24 billion.
The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.101 billion, distributed into the following lines :
ISIN Code : BE0312743157 - 15/06/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.650
Weighted average yield : -0.740 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.39
ISIN Code : BE0312752240 - 08/03/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.451
Weighted average yield : -0.621 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.28