NTMA Launches €500 million Treasury Bill Sale.

6 October 2012 – The National Treasury Management Agency announces an auction of Treasury Bills (‘Bills’) on Thursday 18 October 2012. The NTMA will offer €500 million of Treasury Bills with a three-month maturity similar to the last Treasury Bills auction in September. Last month, the NTMA also sold €500 million worth of treasury bills.

Details of the auction on 18 October are as follows:

  • Auction Size: €500 million
  • Maturity: 21 January 2013
  • ISIN Code: IE00B8XDD571 (new line)
  • Auction Opens: 9:30 a.m
  • Auction Closes: 10:30 a.m
  • Settlement Date: 22 October 2012

The auction will be conducted on the Bloomberg Auction System and is confined to recognised Primary Dealers and Eligible Counterparties. Bills will be listed on the Irish Stock Exchange and Primary Dealers are subject to the normal reporting obligations to the Exchange.

A non-competitive auction will immediately follow the competitive auction and will close on Thursday 18 October at 4 p.m.

For further information please see Information Memorandum on Irish Treasury Bills July 2012 (PDF, 64.8 KB)