Demand at deposit auction of Azerbaijan's Central Bank exceeds supply
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 24
By Eldar Janashvili - Trend:
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) raised 150 million manat ($88.2 million) from banks at a deposit auction on Dec. 23, Trend reports referring to CBA.
The supply exceeded the demand by almost 5.2 times and reached 783.1 million manat ($460.6 million).
The interest rate on deposit transactions concluded within the auction was 5.76 percent. Term of placement of funds is 14 days.
The CBA started to hold deposit auctions in mid-June 2016. Deposit auction is an auction during which the deposits of commercial banks are placed in CBA. The main aim of such auction is sterilization of money supply.
(1 USD = 1.7 AZN on Dec. 24)
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