More than US$1.1 bln worth of G-bonds raised in April

Thursday, 2017-05-04 10:20:44
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NDO/VNA – The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) raised VND25.083 trillion (US$1.103 billion) worth of government bonds, down 23.9% from March during 18 bidding sessions last month.

The five-year bonds offer an annual interest rate of 5.1-5.22%, while the seven-year ones yield 5.43-5.48%, up 0.12% and 0.05% from March, respectively.

The others with 10-year, 15-year, 20-year and 30-year maturity have respective coupon rates of 5.99%, 6.74-6.79%, 7.1-7.36%, 7.63-7.85%, marking month-on-month decreases of 0.06%, 0.11%, 0.35% and 0.27%.

In the secondary market, the total volume of outright trading topped 640 million bonds, or VND67.6 trillion (US$2.97 million), down 16.5% in value over last month.

The trading volume through repurchase agreements (repos) was more than 883 million bonds, equivalent to VND85.9 trillion (US$3.77 billion), down 2.6% month-on-month.

Foreign investors made outright trading worth in excess of VND5 trillion (US$220 million) in purchase value and VND4.3 trillion (US$189.2 million) in sales value. They also made repos selling of upwards VND190 billion (US$8.36 million) and had no repos purchase during the month.