Bahrain Bourse Lists 10 Treasury Bill Issues and Short-Term Islamic Lease (Ijarah) Sukuk worth BD542 Million

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Wednesday, 30th August 2017 the listing of 10 issues in the Treasury Bills Market worth a total of BD542 million, issued by the Central Bank of Bahrain with discount rates ranging between 2.16% and 2.52% for 3-6 months.

With the listing of those issues, the total number of Treasury Bills and Short-Term Islamic Lease (Ijarah) Sukuk listed at Bahrain Bourse became 21 issues with a total value of BD1.35 billion.

The bourse launched the Treasury Bills Market on 31st January 2016 with the aim of enhancing cash liquidity in local and foreign banks and institutions dealing in this market, and providing investors in BHB with more investment opportunities.