NTMA cancels €500 million of the 5% April 2013 Treasury Bond
6 December 2012 – 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 very short dated bond which it has now decided to cancel. Following this cancellation the total nominal outstanding for this bond will decline from €5.616 billion to €5.116 billion.
For further information on outstanding government bonds please refer to http://www.ntma.ie/business-areas/funding-and-debt-management/government-bonds/