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Demand at deposit auction of Central Bank of Azerbaijan exceeds supply

16 July 2018 [16:47] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) received 350 million manats from banks at a deposit auction on July 16, CBA said in a message.

According to the message, the demand at the auction amounted to 886.4 million manats. The weighted average interest rate on deposit transactions concluded within the auction was 8.01 percent.

The CBA has started to hold deposit auctions since mid-June 2016.

Deposit auction is a tender in which the Central Bank attracts deposits from commercial banks. The main purpose of such auctions is the sterilization of the money supply.

(1.7 manats = $1 on July 16)


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