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Federal Government Debt at end September 2015

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 393.03 billion as of 30 September 2015. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 392.75 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 384.24 billion.

Read on - 15/10/2015 10:54

Federal Government Debt at end August 2015

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 393.13 billion as of 31 August 2015. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 392.85 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 379.21 billion.

Read on - 15/10/2015 10:48

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 13/10/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.950 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312726954 - 14/01/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.445
Weighted average yield : -0.260 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.67

ISIN Code : BE0312735070 - 13/10/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.505
Weighted average yield : -0.208 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.88


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

Read on - 13/10/2015 08:55

OLO auction of 19/10/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 19 October 2015 :

1.
Description : OLO 4.25% 28/09/2022
ISIN code : BE0000325341
OLO number : OLO 65
Outstanding : EUR 15.417.000.000.00

2.
Description : OLO 0.80% 22/06/2025
ISIN code : BE0000334434
OLO number : OLO 74
Outstanding : EUR 13.171.000.000.00

3.
Description : OLO 3.75% 22/06/2045
ISIN code : BE0000331406
OLO number : OLO 71
Outstanding : EUR 7.213.000.000.00

Payment date will be 21/10/2015. On Friday 16 October in the morning, the Belgian Debt Agency will announce the range of the amount to be auctioned.
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Read on - 12/10/2015 14:19

Buyback of OLO 47

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 September 30th, 2015 to buy back its OLO 47 (ISIN : BE0000307166) having a current outstanding of 12,984,000,000 EUR.


The bond has its final maturity on 28th  September  2016.

Read on - 30/09/2015 08:47

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 29/09/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.126 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312726954 - 14/01/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.409
Weighted average yield : -0.256 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.81

ISIN Code : BE0312728976 - 10/03/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.717
Weighted average yield : -0.239 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.46


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

Read on - 29/09/2015 10:30

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 15/09/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.280 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312725949 - 17/12/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.710
Weighted average yield : -0.250 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.49

ISIN Code : BE0312734065 - 15/09/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.570
Weighted average yield : -0.197 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.60

 

Read on - 15/09/2015 10:20

New OLO 2038 - Pricing

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency

The 1.90% EURO 4 billion OLO76 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2038 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer price 99.382, to yield  1.934%, equivalent to 34 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date 16th September, 2015. Short first coupon on 22nd June, 2016. 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 : HSBC,  Morgan Stanley,  RBS and SG CIB.
Co-lead group : Barclays , BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank, ING,
J.P. Morgan, KBC Bank, Natixis and Nomura International,.
Selling group : ABN-Amro, BBVA, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Nordea,
Rabobank and Scotia Capital.

Read on - 09/09/2015 09:26

New OLO 2038

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :


The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2038 (OLO 76) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated HSBC, Morgan Stanley, RBS and SG CIB as joint bookrunners. 
The auction scheduled for 21st September, 2015 is cancelled.

Read on - 08/09/2015 10:11