Ministry of Finance attracted short term finances of MDL 186 mln
The Ministry of Finance attracted short term financing of MDL 186 mln on the monetary market in October, having maturity from 91 to 364 days. Although the supply of state securities (SS) on the primary market was of MDL 195 mln, it was placed at the level of 95.4%. Form the total volume of the state securities put up for purchase on the primary market, MDL 179 mln (96.2%) have been purchased by banks in their own portfolios. The share of state securities purchased on the account of investors constituted a half (3.8%) compared to 7.2% in September. The structure of state securities sold on the primary market on the criteria of payment terms did not register significant modifications. The total share of securities having payment terms of 91, 182 and 364 days a constituted 98.5%. Bonds with terms of 91 days continued to cover the largest share of 53.5%. The average nominal yield on SS with the maturity up to 1 year increased by 0.82 percentage point compared to the level of the previous month accounted for 9.11% per year. At the same time, the effective interest rate on 2-year state bonds enlarged in October 2006 by 0.63 percentage point and reached the level of 11.89% per year.