NTMA cancels €500 million of the 5% April 2013 Treasury Bond
20 March 2013 – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) announces the cancellation of €500 million of the 5% Treasury Bond due to mature on 18 April 2013. As part of its normal operations in the secondary bond market the NTMA has acquired holdings of this ultra-short dated bond which it has decided to cancel. Following this and the earlier cancellation of €500 million on 6 December 2012 the total nominal outstanding for this bond will decline to €4.616 billion.
For further information on outstanding government bonds please refer to http://www.ntma.ie/business-areas/funding-and-debt-management/government-bonds/