Mortgage bonds demands in Azerbaijan exceeds offers almost by 2 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 29 /Trend, E.Aliyev/
Azerbaijan Mortgage Fund (AMF) under the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) placed the second tranche from the seventh issue of interest-bearing undocumented secured registered bonds in the amount of five million manat, the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) said in its message released on Monday.
An application, worth 5.094 million manat was submitted by one investor. It was submitted at the price of 100.1167 percent of par value. The bonds will circulate till Aug. 23, 2023.
Currently, bonds worth five million manat have been put for auction, but demand exceeded offer by 1.88 per cent.
On Sept. 30, 2013, AMF registered the issuance of secured bonds worth 20 million manat, at the Azerbaijani State Committee for Securities. Par value of each bond was 1,000 manat.
The bonds will mature in 10 years, with an annual interest rate of three per cent.
The AMF was established in December 2005 and began granting mortgage loans in Azerbaijan in March 2006.
Social mortgage is financed by the state budget, and the ordinary mortgage is financed through the funds from the placement of mortgage bonds.
The process of mortgage lending was suspended in the summer of 2007 due to lack of funds. It was renewed from June 1, 2009.
In total, mortgages worth 580 million manat have been granted since the beginning of the financing through AMF, that is, from 2006 to 2013 (January- September).
At present, AMF's authorized banks include 28 banks. Some 21 insurance companies and 11 appraisal organizations also participate in the mortgage market.
The official exchange rate on Oct. 29 is 0.7845 AZN/USD.