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Government secures GH¢4.12 billion in latest treasury bill auction –

The government borrowed GH¢4.12 billion from treasury bills in its latest auction on December 8, 2023.

The short-term instrument saw a marginal oversubscription of GH¢208.46 million away from the government’s target of GH¢3.919 billion in its latest auction on December 4, 2023.

Interest rates on treasury bills have continued to increase but the government keeps getting oversubscriptions.

Interest rates for the 365-day bill currently stands at 33.45%.

According to the latest auction results from the Bank of Ghana, interest rates for the 91-day and 182-day bills have increased to 29.58% and 31.96% respectively.

According to the Bank of Ghana results, all bids tendered in this week’s auction were not accepted.

The 91-day bill saw a total subscription of GH¢2.53 billion, GH¢1.11 billion was accepted from the 182-day bill and GH¢481.75 million was accepted from the 364-day bills.

The government has set its next auction target at GH¢3.984 billion.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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