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# Bond Auction

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NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'
Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.
Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction
The T-Bills were sold at a yield of 0.19 per cent.
Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds
The NTMA cancels €500 million of debts due to mature next month, after buying the bonds on the second-hand market.
Ireland sells first 10-year government bonds since before bailout
The NTMA planned to raise about €3bn in an auction – but got bids for over four times as much, leading to the sale of €5bn.
Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets
The short-notice auction is the biggest since we were bailed out – and helps build up a cash buffer ahead of fiscal independence.
AIB raises €500 million in auction of three-year bond
The almost entirely State-owned bank raises €500 million by selling a bond which is not guaranteed by the government.
Bank of Ireland becomes first bank to borrow without State support
The bank has become the first bailed-out lender to raise money on the open markets, raising €1 billion in a bond auction.
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Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically
The NTMA successfully raises €500 million at a cost far lower than two months ago.
NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week
The treasury agency will auction €500 million of three-month bills on Thursday.
Bond auction: Your Roadster has arrived
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Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills
The first auction will be held on Thursday.
Downgraded: Spain's credit rating slashed by Fitch with negative outlook
The cost of bailing out Spain’s banks could be as high as €100 billion, the ratings agency warned as it forecast a recession for the rest of this year and next.
Spain set for second debt auction of the week
Government plans to auction up to €2.5bn in bonds today in a key test of investor confidence.
Borrowing costs for eurozone bailout fund fall after Greek deal
The EFSF issues a new round of 6-month bills – with interest rates significantly lower than at the same time last month.
Interest rates plunge as Italy raises €6 billion in new auction
What downgrade? Italy flogs billions in 12-year bonds with interest rates falling dramatically on a similar bond last month.
EU bailout fund overcomes downgrade with successful bond auction
The EFSF sells six-month bills with an average interest rate of 0.2664 per cent – despite being downgraded yesterday.
Spain raises nearly €5bn in successful short-term bond auction
Spain sees the interest rate for 12-month bonds fall significantly, while Belgium has mixed results in an auction of its own.
The bond markets are now paying Germany to borrow money
Germany this morning issued a new batch of 6-month bills – and demand was so intense that the yield is negative.
Belgium, Spain and bailout fund perform better in bond auctions
There’s little respite for Greece, though, which is asked to pay a higher yield on an experimental auction of short-term bonds.
Italy pays nearly 8 per cent for three-year bonds
Italy faces its highest cost of borrowing ever, raising €3.5bn through the sale of three-year bonds at rates of 7.9 per cent.
Belgium follows Italy, Germany in seeing borrowing costs surge
Belgium successfully raises €450m in a bond auction, but pays its highest yield since 2000 – up by 1.3 per cent from last month.
Merkel and Sarkozy to meet new Italian PM for reform talks
Mario Monti will hold a ‘mini-summit’ with the French and German leaders amid jitters over yesterday’s bond auction fiasco.
"Disaster" German bond auction sends European markets down
Germany issues €6bn in 10-year bonds – but only €3.8bn were sold, leaving the central bank to step in and buy the rest.
Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'
Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.
NTMA sells off another €400m of government debt
The National Treasury Management Agency raises some more short-term cash – but sells off less than the maximum.
Yields on short-term bills head downward after Anglo announcement
The NTMA sells off 5- and 7-month bonds at smaller yields than two weeks ago, despite the spike in 10-year bond rates.
Moody's downgrade hits as NTMA forced into higher interest
Today’s auction of government bonds results in more expensive yields than before.