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Results of the OLO auction of 22/04/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  2.465 billion, distributed into the following lines :

Read on - 22/04/2014 10:12

OLO-auction of 22/04/2014 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Tuesday, 22 April 2014, has been determined at   EUR 2.0/2.5 billion

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 3.00% 28/09/2019 ISIN BE0000327362 (OLO 67)
2. OLO 2.60% 22/06/2024 ISIN BE0000332412 (OLO 72)
3. OLO 5.00% 28/03/2035 ISIN BE0000304130 (OLO 44)

Read on - 17/04/2014 09:57

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 15/04/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.104 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312705743 - 17/07/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.504
Weighted average yield : 0.150 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 4.19

ISIN Code : BE0312717862 - 16/04/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.600
Weighted average yield : 0.176 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.86


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

Read on - 15/04/2014 10:57

OLO auction of 22/04/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 :

Read on - 14/04/2014 10:58

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 1/04/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.635 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312705743 - 17/07/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.240
Weighted average yield : 0.164 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.15

ISIN Code : BE0312707764 - 18/09/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.395
Weighted average yield : 0.171 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.05


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

Read on - 01/04/2014 10:24

Buyback of OLO 23 and OLO 56 as of 1st April, 2014

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 April 1st, to buy back both its OLO 23 (ISIN : BE0000282880) having a current outstanding of 6.220.187.158 EUR and its OLO 56 (ISIN : BE0000316258), having a current outstanding of 9.785.000.000 EUR.

Both bonds have their final maturity on 28th  March  2015.

Read on - 25/03/2014 10:24

Federal Government Debt at end February 2014

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 384.63 billion as of 28 February 2014. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 384.30 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.32 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 366.24 billion.

Read on - 18/03/2014 10:33

New OLO 73 - Pricing

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency

The 3% EURO 5 billion OLO73 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2034 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA, is now priced.


Issue/Reoffer price 98.816, to yield  3.08 %, equivalent to 58 bps over mid swaps.


Payment date 18th March, 2014. Short first coupon on 22nd June, 2014. Listing Brussels.


Belgian law. No XD, no NP.FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies. Fees total 22.5 cts.


Reg S Category 1, 144A eligible,  CAC  FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.


Joint leads and books : Barclays , HSBC, RBS and SG CIB.


Co-lead group : Banco Santander, BNP Paribas Fortis, Crédit Agricole CIB, Citi, Deutsche Bank, ING, J.P. Morgan, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, Natixis and Nomura International.
Selling group : ABN-Amro, BBVA, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies International, Nordea and Scotia Capital. 

Read on - 11/03/2014 11:48

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 11/03/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.540 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312704738 - 19/06/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.315
Weighted average yield : 0.156 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.11

ISIN Code : BE0312716856 - 12/03/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.225
Weighted average yield : 0.186 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.96


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

Read on - 11/03/2014 10:19