S.Africa sells 2018, 2026, 2031 bonds, yields rise

Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:25am GMT
 

JOHANNESBURG, March 20 (Reuters) - South Africa's Treasury
sold a total of 2.1 billion rand ($278.73 million) of its 2018
, 2026 and 2031 bonds on Tuesday.	
    	
R204 issue status: REOPENED           	
Coupon: December 21, 2018 with an 8.0 percent coupon          	
 Auction date          20/03/2012    06/03/2012      
 Clearing yield %      7.76          7.54      
 Best bid %            7.67          7.51      
 Worst bid %           7.95          7.725    
 Total bids (R'bln)    1.815         2.07       
 Allotted (R'bln)      0.7           0.7      
 Bid-to-cover ratio    2.57          2.97  
    	
R186 issue status: REOPENED       	
Coupon: December 21, 2026 with a 10.5 percent coupon       	
 Auction date          20/03/2012    07/02/2012    
 Clearing yield %      8.47          8.105   
 Best bid %            8.39          8.07    
 Worst bid %           8.64          8.25    
 Total bids (R'bln)    1.54          2.58     
 Allotted (R'bln)      0.7           0.7    
 Bid-to-cover ratio    2.2           3.69   
 	
R213 issue status: REOPENED           	
Coupon: Feb. 28, 2031 - 8.0 pct coupon          	
 Auction date          20/03/2012    28/02/2012  
 Clearing yield %      8.81          8.66      
 Best bid %            8.75          8.65      
 Worst bid %           8.99          8.8      
 Total bids (R'bln)    1.24          2.82       
 Allotted (R'bln)      0.7           0.7      
 Bid-to-cover ratio    1.77          4.03   
    Details of the auction are on page 	
($1 = 7.5343 South African rand)	
	
 (Reporting by Stella Mapenzauswa)

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