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Borrowing requirements and funding plan 2017

Please find enclosed the borrowing requirements and the funding plan for 2017.

Read on - 06/12/2016 12:05 - Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end November 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 408.60 billion as of 30 November 2016.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 408.34 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.27 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 396.14 billion.

Read on - 06/12/2016 09:22 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 29/11/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.225 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312740120 - 09/03/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.380
Weighted average yield : -0.751 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.51

ISIN Code : BE0312742142 - 11/05/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.845
Weighted average yield : -0.721 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.30


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

Read on - 29/11/2016 11:48 - Debt Agency

Results of the OLO auction of 21/11/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  2.300 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 1.00 % 22/06/2026 (OLO77)
ISIN code : BE0000337460
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.155
Weighted average yield : 0.669 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.840

- OLO 1.00 % 22/06/2031 (OLO75)
ISIN code : BE0000335449
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.905
Weighted average yield : 1.065 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.520

Read on - 21/11/2016 12:17 - Debt Agency

OLO-auction of 21/11/2016 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 21 November 2016, has been determined at EUR 1.8/2.3 billion.

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 1.00% 22/06/2026 ISIN BE0000337460 (OLO 77)
2. OLO 1.00% 22/06/2031 ISIN BE0000335449 (OLO 75)
3. OLO 1.60% 22/06/2047 ISIN BE0000338476 (OLO 78)

Read on - 18/11/2016 12:02 - Debt Agency

OLO auction of 21/11/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 21 November 2016 :

Read on - 14/11/2016 17:13 - Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end October 2016

Read on - 09/11/2016 11:54 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 08/11/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.796 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312739114 - 09/02/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.390
Weighted average yield : -0.750 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 4.13

ISIN Code : BE0312748206 - 09/11/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.406
Weighted average yield : -0.703 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.55


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

Read on - 08/11/2016 11:52 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 02/11/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.263 billion, distributed into the following lines :

Read on - 03/11/2016 10:36 - Debt Agency

Insurers are not allowed to discriminate against transgender people

Brussels, 27.10.2016 – Madam X. was born male and underwent sex reassignment surgery in 1997. Since then she has gone through life as a woman without any problems, until she wanted to take out hospitalisation insurance. The insurance company only wanted to agree to taking out an insurance policy with her if there was a specific exclusion in the policy that related to her trans identity. The judge in the first instance ruled that this condition discriminates against transgender people.

Read on - 27/10/2016 09:03 - Institute for the equality for women and men

Belgium strengthens its statement against whaling

Today, Belgium becomes a member of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership of the International Whaling Commission. This partnership of 12 countries conducts non-lethal whale research and counterbalances the position of Japan who continues whaling for a so-called scientific research. With its membership, Belgium aims to give a strong signal in favour of the protection of cetaceans and marine ecosystems.

Read on - 24/10/2016 14:17 - FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment

Results of the OLO auction of 24/10/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  1.808 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 1.00 % 22/06/2026 (OLO77)
ISIN code : BE0000337460
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.490
Weighted average yield : 0.192 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.420

- OLO 1.00 % 22/06/2031 (OLO75)
ISIN code : BE0000335449
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.676
Weighted average yield : 0.567 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.210

Read on - 24/10/2016 12:22 - Debt Agency

OLO auction of 24/10/2016: range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 24 October 2016, has been determined at   EUR 1.5/1.8 billion.

 

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

 

1. OLO 1.00% 22/06/2026 ISIN BE0000337460 (OLO 77)
2. OLO 1.00% 22/06/2031 ISIN BE0000335449 (OLO 75)
3. OLO 3.75% 22/06/2045 ISIN BE0000331406 (OLO 71)

Read on - 21/10/2016 13:41 - Debt Agency

OLO auction of 24/10/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 24 October 2016 :

1.
Description : OLO 1.00% 22/06/2026
ISIN code : BE0000337460
OLO number : OLO 77
Outstanding : EUR 12.494.000.000.00

2.
Description : OLO 1.00% 22/06/2031
ISIN code : BE0000335449
OLO number : OLO 75
Outstanding : EUR 8.367.000.000.00

3.
Description : OLO 3.75% 22/06/2045
ISIN code : BE0000331406
OLO number : OLO 71
Outstanding : EUR 9.095.000.000.00

Read on - 17/10/2016 17:07 - Debt Agency

Belgian Debt Agency - Update funding plan 2016

The Belgian Debt Agency increases its target for OLO issuance in 2016 to EUR 36.50 billion and revises EMTN and Schuldscheine targets downwards to EUR 3.50 billion.

Read on - 17/10/2016 11:22 - Debt Agency