NTMA to Resume Treasury Bill Auctions

3 July 2012 – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) announces that it will recommence Treasury Bill auctions on Thursday 5 July 2012. The NTMA will offer €500 million of Treasury Bills with a three-month maturity in its first such auction since September 2010.

Speaking today, NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan said: “The resumption of Treasury Bill auctions follows an intensive engagement with investors both domestically and overseas during the past 18 months and marks an important first step in our phased re-entry to the capital markets.”

The details of the auction on 5 July are as follows:

  • Auction size: €500 million.
  • Maturity: 15 October 2012.
  • ISIN Code: IE00B8N4J411 (new line).
  • Auction opens: 9:30 a.m.
  • Auction closes: 10:30 a.m.
  • Settlement date: 9 July 2012.

The auction will be conducted on the Bloomberg Auction System and will be confined to recognised Primary Dealers and Eligible Counterparties.

A non-competitive auction will immediately follow the competitive auction and will close on Friday 6 July at 4 p.m.

The Bills will be listed on the Irish Stock Exchange and Primary Dealers are subject to the normal reporting obligations to the Exchange.

Please see for more details.