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NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
1 -YEAR TREASURY BONDS ANNOUNCEMENT
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Apr 14, 2010, 17:12

THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE SALE OF TREASURY BONDS THROUGH AN AUCTION SYSTEM ON FRIDAY 23RD APRIL 2010.

1-YEAR TREASURY BONDS

OFFER AMOUNT: LE4,976,450,000 (FOUR BILLION, NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SIX MILLION, FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND LEONES ONLY)

ISSUE DATE: FRIDAY 23RD APRIL 2010
MATURITY DATE: FRIDAY 22 APRIL 2011

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE LODGED THROUGH ANY COMMERCIAL BANK OR DISCOUNT HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY FOR A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF LE50,000.
BIDS CAN BE SUBMITTED FOR HIGHER AMOUNTS IN MULTIPLES OF LE50,000.

PARTICIPATION IN THE TREASURY BONDS AUCTION IS EXTENDED TO THE NON-BANK PUBLIC ONLY.
THE MARKET OPENS ON FRIDAY 9 APRIL 2010 AND CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY 21STAPRIL 2010.
THE BONDS ARE ISSUED AT FACE VALUE AND INTEREST IS PAID QUARTERLY.

THE BONDS HAVE A FIXED MATURITY PERIOD OF 12 (TWELVE) MONTHS BUT CUSTOMERS MAY DISINVEST AT ANY TIME THROUGH THE COMMERCIAL BANKS AND DISCOUNT HOUSES.
BIDS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED NOT LATER THAN 16:30 HOURS ON THURSDAY 22ND APRIL 2010.

MONEY MKRKET DIVISION
BANK QFSIERRA LEONE
APRIL 9, 2010



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