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Demand exceeds supply for Azerbaijani Central Bank’s notes

11 July 2018 [18:00] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

The Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) held an auction for placement of short-term notes of Azerbaijan’s Central Bank (CBA) worth 250 million manats with a maturity period of 28 days, the BSE said in a message.

Demand at the auction exceeded the supply by 2.6 times. Thus, demand at the auction amounted to 658.69 million manats, while average price per note – 99.3812 manats (8.01 percent).

The volume of notes placed at the auction amounted to 250 million manats.

The deadline for payments on the notes is August 8, 2018.

Short-term notes are a tool of monetary policy to regulate money supply in circulation. Only banks can obtain notes.

(1.7 manats = $1 on July 11)


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