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Gov’t partially awards T-bills as investors ask for higher yields

THE GOVERNMENT made a partial award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Monday as market players sought higher yields ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) maiden bond issuance.

Government debt service bill declines 34% in July

THE National Government’s debt service bill fell by a third in July on the back of a drastic reduction in amortization payments, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed.

T-bill rates may move sideways

RATES OF THE Treasury bills (T-bills) on offer on Monday will likely move sideways as investors wait for firmer leads, with the outlook for the economy looking dim.

Gov’t makes full award of fresh 3-year bonds on strong appetite

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of fresh three-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday as rates declined as investors prefer shorter tenors amid an unstable economic environment.

Gov’t makes full award of T-bills as strong demand keeps rates...

THE government made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Monday even as some tenors fetched higher rates as demand for the short-term securities remained strong.

Government borrowings hit P1.9 trillion as of July

THE government raised P1.857 trillion from both domestic and foreign lenders in the first seven months of the year, as it borrowed more to fund the growing expenses related to the pandemic.

T-bill, T-bond rates expected to move sideways

RATES OF the government securities (GS) on offer this week will likely move sideways on ample demand amid strong market liquidity and as inflation eased in August.

Gov’t makes full T-bill award despite higher rates

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Tuesday even as yields rose across-the-board following the local central bank’s decision to keep rates unchanged and the US Federal Reserve’s announcement of a new policy framework.

T-bills seen fetching higher rates

RATES OF Treasury bills on offer this week will likely climb as yields move higher on the central bank’s expectations of faster inflation this year.

Gov’t plans to borrow P160B in September

THE National Government is looking to raise P160 billion from the domestic market in September, after the issuance of 35-day papers was shelved as the central bank plans to offer its own securities.

7-month deficit exceeds 2019 record

THE National Government’s budget deficit ballooned to a record P700 billion as of end-July, as pandemic expenses continued to rise while revenues fell amid the economic slowdown. 

BTr rejects bids for 20-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT did not award the 20-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday as investors wanted higher returns, pushing up rates.

Gov’t fully awards Treasury bills despite slight increase in rates

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded the Treasury bills (T-bills) it auctioned off on Monday even as rates inched up after the central bank’s decision to halt monetary easing and amid hopes of a “flattening” in the country’s coronavirus curve.

Rates of T-bills, T-bonds may move sideways on BSP decision

RATES OF government securities on offer this week will likely move sideways after the central bank kept policy rates unchanged.

Gov’t fully awards Treasury bills at higher rate before BSP meet

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Tuesday even as rates inched up ahead of the widely expected pause in monetary easing and as investors await for new catalysts.

BTr eyes new Premyo bond offer

THE government is planning to offer Premyo bonds again, National Treasurer Rosalia V. de Leon said on Monday.

Yields on Treasury bills inch up

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) auctioned off on Monday despite a slight uptick in yields as investors await the central bank’s rate decision.

T-bill rates to dip ahead of BSP decision

RATES OF THE Treasury bills (T-bills) to be auctioned off this week will likely decline as investors wait for the central bank’s policy decision on Thursday.

Gov’t fully awards 10-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded the reissued 10-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday, even opening the tap facility to raise P10 billion more, as investors awash with cash look for higher yields.

Gov’t raises P20B from T-bills

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) auctioned off on Monday as rates eased across-the-board amid strong liquidity.

Gov’t debt payments up 42% in first half

THE National Government settled P547.347 billion in debt in the first half of 2020, up 42% from a year ago, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) showed.

T-bill, T-bond rates to decline

GOVERNMENT SECURITIES on offer this week will likely fetch lower rates amid weaker economic outlook and the possibility of monetary easing.

Gov’t fully awards 35-day T-bills as strong demand pulls rate down

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Tuesday as rates declined amid strong demand.

T-bills fully awarded as rates drop further

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it offered on Monday as the market’s flight to safety pulled yields lower across-the-board.

Government borrowings surge to P1.7T in 1st half

THE National Government’s borrowings surged to P1.723 trillion in the first half, as it incurred more debt to boost its war chest in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Treasury bill rates seen moving sideways

RATES OF THE Treasury bills (T-bills) to be auctioned off this week are expected to move sideways as the public offer for the retail bonds continues.

Gov’t plans to borrow P170B in Aug.

THE government is planning to borrow P170 billion from the domestic market in August, nearly a fifth lower than the July borrowing program, the Treasury said on Wednesday.

Gov’t makes full award of T-bills as rates decline

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) auctioned off on Monday as rates slipped across-the- board amid strong demand.

T-bill rates seen easing further

RATES OF Treasury bills (T-bills) on offer on Monday will likely decline as the market continues its flight to safe assets like government securities.

Budget gap swells to P560B in 1st half

THE National Government’s budget deficit ballooned to P560.4 billion in the first half of 2020, as pandemic-related expenses surged amid a decline in tax collections, the Treasury said.

T-bills fully awarded as rates drop further

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the Treasury bills (T-bills) it auctioned off on Monday as rates dropped across-the-board.

Debt service payments drop by 10% in May

THE government’s debt service bill declined by 10% in May, as both amortization and interest payments fell, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported.

Rates of Treasury bills seen moving sideways

RATES OF Treasury bills (T-bills) on offer on Monday will likely move sideways on ample demand and while the retail Treasury bonds (RTBs) are on sale.

Investors swamp sale of 5-year RTBs

THE government sold an initial P192.71 billion in five-year retail Treasury bonds (RTBs) at a coupon of 2.625%, amid strong demand from investors.

Government borrowings surge in May

STATE gross borrowings more than doubled in May, as the government continued to raise funds here and abroad for its pandemic response, bringing the five-month total to P1.509 trillion.

T-bill rates seen sideways ahead of retail bond offer

THE STEADY DROP in yields of Treasury bills (T-bills) is expected to ease this week as market participants gear up for the upcoming retail Treasury bond (RTBs) sale.

Gov’t fully awards fresh 10-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT made a full award of the fresh Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it auctioned off on Tuesday on the back of strong liquidity and benign inflation.

BTr to offer retail bonds next week

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) will offer retail Treasury bonds (RTBs) for the second time this year to take advantage of low rates and boost state coffers for its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response.

Gov’t upsizes award of T-bills

THE GOVERNMENT hiked the volume of Treasury bills (T-bills) it borrowed on Monday as rates continued to plummet across-the-board.

Treasury bills, bonds on offer this week to fetch lower rates

GOVERNMENT securities on offer this week will likely fetch lower rates on the back of strong liquidity in the market.

PHL debt nears P9 trillion in May

OUTSTANDING DEBT jumped to nearly P9 trillion as of end-May, as the government issued more domestic securities and availed of additional foreign loans to fund its ongoing fight against the pandemic, the Treasury said on Tuesday.

Gov’t fully awards 35-day securities

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded the 35-day Treasury bills (T-bills) it auctioned off on Tuesday as its rate dropped on strong demand, driven by the surprise rate cut from the central bank.

Gov’t hikes T-bill award to P26B

THE GOVERNMENT upsized the volume of Treasury bills (T-bills) it awarded on Monday as strong demand pulled rates below the two-percent level following the surprise easing move by the central bank last week.

T-bill rates seen to decline on BSP easing

TREASURY BILLS (T-bills) to be auctioned off this week will likely fetch lower rates following the 50-basis-point (bp) cut by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Government plans to borrow P205B in July

THE government is seeking to borrow P205 billion from the domestic market in July, a fifth higher than the previous two months, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) said on Thursday.