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Ireland sells €750 million of bonds maturing in 2022 and 2045 by auction

13 July 2017 – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has today completed an auction of €750 million of the benchmark Irish Government bonds, 0.8% Treasury Bond 2022 and 2% Treasury Bond 2045.

Details are as follows:

Bond Maturity Amount Yield Bids received Cover
0.8% Treasury Bond 2022 15 Mar 2022 500 million -0.009% 1,167.5 million 2.34
2% Treasury Bond 2045 18 Feb 2045 250 million 1.953% 531.5 million 2.13

With the completion of today’s auction, the NTMA has issued €9.5 billion benchmark bonds, from its stated target range of €9 to €13 billion in the bond markets this year.