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CBB monthly (Sukuk Al-Ijara) Islamic leasing bonds oversubscribed by 135%
01 : 06 PM - 19/06/2013
Manama: June 19 -- (BNA)-- The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announced yesterday (Tuesday: 18 June 2013) that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, had been subscribed by 135%.

Subscriptions worth BD27 million were received for the BD20 million bonds' issue which carries a maturity of 182 days. The expected return on the issue, which begins on 20 June 2013 and matures on 19 December 2013, is 0.80% compared to 0.85% for the previous issue on 16th May 2013.

The Sukuk Al-Ijara are issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain. This is issue No.94 (BH0004388N24) of the short-term Sukuk Al-Ijara series. Source: www.cbb.gov.bh


BNA 1018 GMT 2013/06/19
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