ÁKK: Forint retail government securities stock rises HUF 260 bln in February

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Net sales of forint denominated government securities targeted at retail investors came to HUF 260.1 billion in February, bringing total stock to HUF 3.967 trillion, the Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) said today.

Net sales of interest-bearing Treasury bills, one-year papers designed for the general public, reached HUF 173.3 bln in February. Retail investors also bought HUF 26.7 bln of Premium Hungarian Government Bonds (PMAK) and HUF 5.6 bln of Treasury savings bills.

Purchases of six-month T-bills reached HUF 53.1 bln, but only HUF 600 million of Bonus Hungarian Government Bonds (BMAK) and HUF 700 mln of “baby bonds” were bought.

At the end of February, interest-bearing T-bill stock reached HUF 2.088 tln. PMAK stock was HUF 808.9 bln and the stock of Treasury savings bills reached HUF 414.8 bln.

Stock of six-month T-bills was HUF 180 bln and BMAK stock reached HUF 455.8 bln at the end of last month. Baby bond stock came to HUF 20.1 bln. 

Forint denominated retail government securities stock was up HUF 449.7 bln in the first two months of the year.

Stock of Premium Euro Hungarian Government Bonds (PEMAK) stood at €1.8 bln at the end of February. The combined FX and forint denominated retail government securities stock was HUF 4.535 tln at the end of the month.

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