Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills by auction
19 June 2014 – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has today completed an auction of Irish Treasury Bills, selling the target amount of €500 million.
Total bids received amounted to €2.1 billion which was 4.2 times the amount on offer. The Treasury Bills, which have a maturity of three months, were sold at an annualised1 yield of 0.105%.
22 Sept 2014
1 Market convention is to quote the yield on an annualised basis i.e. the rate of interest that would apply if the investment term was one year. As these bills have a three-month maturity, the actual interest cost on them is proportionately less than the annualised rate.