Monday August 3, 2020

Ireland confirms €5 bln bond sale, 82% to overseas

UPDATE: The NTMA has confirmed that today's bond sale yielded €5 billion after what Finance Minister Michael Noonan said was an "extraordinary response".

13th March, 2013
NTMA headquarters in Dublin.

Ireland has sold €5 billion of ten-year bonds at a lower-than-expected yield of 4.15 per cent, according to the official confirmation from the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA).

The agency said 82 per cent of the bonds were taken up by overseas investors; these were mainly from the U.K. (25%), Germany (12%), the Nordic region (12%), France (11%) and the U.S. (7%).

A total of €13 billion in bids was received.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 7 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago