In Nigeria Government to raise 120.5 bln naira in Treasury bills next week

The bank said in a statement it would sell 31.19 billion naira worth of the 3-month paper, 39.33 billion naira of the 6-month bill and 50 billion naira in the 1-year debt next week, using the Dutch auction System.

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A trader changes dollars with naira at a currency exchange store in Lagos February 12, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney play A trader changes dollars with naira at a currency exchange store in Lagos February 12, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney (Reuters)
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Nigeria plans to sell 120.52 billion naira ($606 million) of 3-month, 6-month and 1-year Treasury bills on June 24, the central bank said on Wednesday.

The bank said in a statement it would sell 31.19 billion naira worth of the 3-month paper, 39.33 billion naira of the 6-month bill and 50 billion naira in the 1-year debt next week, using the Dutch auction System.

At an auction later on Wednesday, the bank is offering 143.64 billion worth of Treasury bills of tenors ranging between 3-month and 1-year. In addition, a total of 80 billion naira worth of Treasury bonds with maturities between 5-year and 20-year are also on offer at the same auction.

The results of both auctions will be published the Thursday.

($1 = 198.9000 naira)

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