ÁKK buys back HUF 12.4 bln of bonds early at reverse auction

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The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) bought back HUF 12.4 billion of bonds expiring in 2020 before maturity at a reverse auction on Wednesday, according to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Bids for the 2020/B bonds, which mature on June 24, 2020, reached HUF 17.4 bln. The average repurchase yield was 0.29%, which compares to a 0.37% yield on the twelve-month benchmark.

The ÁKK had planned to buy back HUF 5 bln of the securities.

The ÁKK had also planned to buy back HUF 5 bln of 2019/C bonds, which mature on October 30, 2019, but it accepted none of the bids, which came to just HUF 2 bln.

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