Tender 708

Announcement

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the issue of Treasury Bonds on Friday, 1 August 2014. Details of the tender are set out below.

Series Offered 3.25% 21 October 2018
Series Number TB141
ISIN AU3TB0000176
Offered to Public ($million) 500
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 500
First Coupon Payment Due* 21 October 2014
First Coupon Payment Amount (per $100 face value) $1.625

*Coupons will be paid at half-yearly intervals thereafter.

Lodgement of Bids

Bids may be lodged by Registered Bidders through the AOFM Tender System, which is accessed via the Yieldbroker DEBTS System, between 10.45 am and 11.00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time on Friday, 1 August 2014.

All bids must comply with the Information Memorandum for Treasury Bonds [PDF 145KB | RTF 1.3MB] dated 4 February 2014.

Announcement of Results

The results of Tender No. 708 are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgement of bids on Friday, 1 August 2014.

Settlement Arrangements

Successful bids for Treasury Bonds offered in Tender No. 708 must be settled in the Austraclear System on Thursday, 7 August 2014.

Last updated: 1 August 2014

Results

1 August 2014

Series Offered 3.25% 21 October 2018
Series ID TB141
ISIN AU3TB0000176
Offered to Public ($million) 500
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 500
Amount Allotted to Public ($million) 500
Weighted Average Issue Yield (%) 2.9200
Coverage Ratio 3.970
Lowest Yield Accepted (%) 2.915
Highest Yield Accepted (%) 2.925
Total Amount of All Bids Received ($million) 1,985
Total Number of Bids 24
Total Number of Successful Bids 12
Number of Bids Allocated in Full 4
Best Bid (%) 2.915
Worst Bid (%) 2.940
Weighted Average Bid (%)  2.9276
Amount Allotted at Highest Accepted Yield as Percentage of Amount Bid at that Yield* 4.8

*Individual allotments may vary due to rounding.

Last updated: 1 August 2014