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Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 31/03/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.445 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312720890 - 16/07/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.190
Weighted average yield : -0.184 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.00

ISIN Code : BE0312722912 - 17/09/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.255
Weighted average yield : -0.178 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.73


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

Read on - 31/03/2015 11:29 - Debt Agency

Press release OLO 59 buy-backs

Within the framework of its announced buy back 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 30th, to buy back its OLO 59 (ISIN : BE0000319286) having a current outstanding of 9.594.000.000 EUR.

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

Read on - 30/03/2015 10:27 - Debt Agency

Results of the OLO auction of 23/03/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.057 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2025 (OLO74)
ISIN code : BE0000334434
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.750
Weighted average yield : 0.419 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.470

- OLO 4.25 % 28/03/2041 (OLO60)
ISIN code : BE0000320292
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.425
Weighted average yield : 0.946 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.790

Read on - 23/03/2015 12:04 - Debt Agency

OLO-auction of 23/03/2015 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 23 March 2015, has been determined at   EUR 2.8/3.5 billion

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 0.80% 22/06/2025 ISIN BE0000334434 (OLO 74)
2. OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041 ISIN BE0000320292 (OLO 60)
3. OLO 3.75% 22/06/2045 ISIN BE0000331406 (OLO 71)

Read on - 20/03/2015 11:31 - Debt Agency

OLO auction of 23/03/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 23 March 2015 :

1.
Description : OLO 0.80% 22/06/2025
ISIN code : BE0000334434
OLO number : OLO 74
Outstanding : EUR 5.000.000.000.00

2.
Description : OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041
ISIN code : BE0000320292
OLO number : OLO 60
Outstanding : EUR 14.355.000.000.00

3.
Description : OLO 3.75% 22/06/2045
ISIN code : BE0000331406
OLO number : OLO 71
Outstanding : EUR 5.406.000.000.00

Payment date will be 25/03/2015. On Friday 20 March in the morning, the Belgian Debt Agency will announce the range of the amount to be auctioned.

Read on - 16/03/2015 16:43 - Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end February 2015

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 393.18 billion as of 28 February 2015.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 392.88 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.30 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 376.52 billion.

Read on - 13/03/2015 09:15 - Debt Agency

EMTN issue

On Thursday 12th March, the Kingdom of Belgium  issued within the framework of its EMTN-programme a new 3-year bond in GBP at a spread of + 26 bp over GILT.


This new GBP 500 million bond matures on 21st December 2018 and pays a coupon of  1.125%.


The issue has been swapped into euro in order to cancel any currency risk.


After swap the cost for the Kingdom represents a negative yield.


With this transaction, the Belgian Debt Agency has completed  more than 32% of its financing plan for 2015.

Read on - 12/03/2015 15:17 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 10/03/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.883 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312719884 - 18/06/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.253
Weighted average yield : -0.160 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.11

ISIN Code : BE0312728976 - 10/03/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.630
Weighted average yield : -0.153 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.68


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

Read on - 10/03/2015 11:36 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 3/03/2015

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.215 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312719884 - 18/06/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.970
Weighted average yield : -0.154 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.01

ISIN Code : BE0312721906 - 13/08/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.245
Weighted average yield : -0.152 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.69


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

Read on - 03/03/2015 11:30 - Debt Agency

EMTN issue

On Wednesday 25 February, the Kingdom of Belgium  issued within the framework of its EMTN-programme a new 3-year bond in USD at a spread of + 1 bp over mid-swap.


This new USD 2 billion bond matures on 5 March 2018 and pays a coupon of  1.125%.
The issue has been swapped into euro in order to cancel any currency risk.
After swap the cost for the Kingdom represents a negative yield.
With this transaction, the Belgian Debt Agency has completed, after only 2 months, more than 30% of its financing plan for 2015.

 

Read on - 25/02/2015 16:31 - Debt Agency