ÁKK sells HUF 20 bln of bonds at switch auction, below plan

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The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) sold HUF 20 billion of bonds maturing in 2028 at a switch auction on Wednesday, accepting bonds expiring in 2021 as payment, according to state news wire MTI.

The ÁKK sold HUF 20 bln of 2028/A bonds for 2021/C bonds, in line with its original offer. Bids reached HUF 26.15 bln.

The 2028/A bonds sold at an average yield of 2.74%. The average yield of the 2021/C bonds was 0.37%.

The ÁKK also tried to sell HUF 20 bln of 2026/D bonds for 2020/C bonds, but after receiving only HUF 21.30 bln of bids, it cancelled the auction.

Of the closest secondary market benchmarks, the five-year benchmark calculated on 2024/C bonds was 1.99%, while the ten-year benchmark calculated on 2030/A bonds was 3.09%.

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