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New EMTN- issue with a maturity of 100 years

Today, the Kingdom of Belgium issued a 100-year EUR 50 million note in the framework of its EMTN-program.

The EUR 50 million note will be redeemed on 9 September 2115 and carries an annual coupon of 2.50%.

The deal was arranged by Goldmans Sachs International.
It is the inaugural issuance of the Kingdom in this tenor. Its low coupon reflects the strong credit profile of the issuer.
With this issuance, the Kingdom of Belgium establishes itself once again as a long-term issuer.

Read on - 26/08/2015 15:12

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 11/08/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.924 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312724934 - 12/11/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.504
Weighted average yield : -0.240 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 5.76

ISIN Code : BE0312733059 - 11/08/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.420
Weighted average yield : -0.199 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.71


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 11/08/2015 09:36

Federal Government Debt at end July 2015

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 393.36 billion as of 31 July 2015. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 393.07 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.29 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 377.80 billion.

Read on - 07/08/2015 15:08

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 4/08/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.865 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312724934 - 12/11/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.600
Weighted average yield : -0.228 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.60

ISIN Code : BE0312726954 - 14/01/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.265
Weighted average yield : -0.223 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.92


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 04/08/2015 09:14

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 14/07/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.001 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312723928 - 15/10/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.501
Weighted average yield : -0.238 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.68

ISIN Code : BE0312732044 - 14/07/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.500
Weighted average yield : -0.179 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.64


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 14/07/2015 10:43

Results of the OLO auction of 13/07/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  2.600 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 3.00 % 28/09/2019 (OLO67)
ISIN code : BE0000327362
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.740
Weighted average yield : 0.173 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.520

- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2025 (OLO74)
ISIN code : BE0000334434
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.205
Weighted average yield : 1.345 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.320

- OLO 4.25 % 28/03/2041 (OLO60)
ISIN code : BE0000320292
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.655
Weighted average yield : 2.152 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.440

See our Reuters page BELG/OLO or Bloomberg page BELG - OLO Auctions - Results.

Read on - 13/07/2015 10:01

Federal Government Debt at end June 2015

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 394.035 billion as of 30 June 2015. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 393.74 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.29 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 381.56 billion.

Read on - 10/07/2015 10:22

OLO auction of 13/07/2015: range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 13 July 2015,

has been determined at   EUR 1.8/2.6 billion

 

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

 

1. OLO 3.00% 28/09/2019 ISIN BE0000327362 (OLO 67)
2. OLO 0.80% 22/06/2025 ISIN BE0000334434 (OLO 74)
3. OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041 ISIN BE0000320292 (OLO 60)

Read on - 10/07/2015 09:52

OLO auction of 13/07/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 13 July 2015 :

1.
Description : OLO 3.00% 28/09/2019
ISIN code : BE0000327362
OLO number : OLO 67
Outstanding : EUR 11.696.000.000.00

2.
Description : OLO 0.80% 22/06/2025
ISIN code : BE0000334434
OLO number : OLO 74
Outstanding : EUR 11.602.000.000.00

3.
Description : OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041
ISIN code : BE0000320292
OLO number : OLO 60
Outstanding : EUR 14.925.000.000.00

Payment date will be 15/07/2015. On Friday 10 July in the morning, the Belgian Debt Agency will announce the range of the amount to be auctioned.

Read on - 07/07/2015 08:33

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 30/06/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.715 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312723928 - 15/10/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.770
Weighted average yield : -0.211 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.00

ISIN Code : BE0312725949 - 17/12/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.945
Weighted average yield : -0.204 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.75


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 30/06/2015 10:58