Fri, September 17, 2010
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China to sell 20 bln yuan short-term T-bonds next week

2010-09-17 13:48:03 GMT2010-09-17 21:48:03 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Finance said Friday it will sell a batch of book-entry discount treasury bonds with a total face value of 20 billion yuan (2.98 billion U.S. dollars) from next week.

With a term of 182 days, the bonds will be sold to the public at a price of 99.074 yuan for each bill with a face value of 100 yuan, said a statement on the MOC website.

The bonds will provide investors an annual yield of 1.89 percent, said the statement.

Investors will be paid the face value when the term is due.

The bonds will have a two-day sale period from Sept. 20 and become tradable at all exchange markets. This is the 13th batch of its kind launched by the ministry this year.

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