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Romania sells below target 214 mln lei (43 mln euro) of 2026 T-bonds, yield rises - table

Romania sells below target 214 mln lei (43 mln euro) of 2026 T-bonds, yield rises - table Romania's finance ministry

BUCHAREST (Romania), November 25 (SeeNews) - Romania sold on Thursday 214 million lei ($49 million/43 million euro) worth of Treasury bonds maturing on June 24, 2026, below initial target, central bank data showed.

The average accepted yield was 5%, compared to 4.48% achieved at the previous auction of government securities of the same issue held in October, the data indicated.

Demand for the T-notes, which carry an annual coupon of 3.25%, jumped to 284.2 million lei from 1.16 billion lei at the previous auction.

The issue will be reopened on Friday, when the finance ministry hopes to raise 75 million lei in a non-competitive tender.

Details on the issue follow:

Auction date November 25 October 21
Amount offered (mln lei) 500.0 600.0
Amount sold (mln lei) 214.2 1,160.0
Total bids placed (mln lei) 284.2 1,575.5
Bid-to-cover ratio 1.32 1.36
Yield (%) 5.00 4.48

Romania's finance ministry intends to sell 5 billion lei worth of government securities in November, including 600 million lei in non-competitive offers.

Year-to date, the finance ministry has sold government bills and bonds worth 48.8 billion lei and 1.6 billion euro ($1.9 billion) and has tapped foreign markets for 7 billion euro worth of 2030, 2033 and 2041 Eurobonds.

(1 euro=4.9490 lei)

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