Bonds of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Last week, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan placed only one issue of 11-year bonds of for a total amount of KZT7.1 bn with a yield of 10.67% per annum (last week, 3 bond issues were placed for a total of KZT17.0 bn). The yield change on bonds of the Ministry of Finance, placed at the end of July, was 2 bps.
According to the Central Securities Depository, non-residents’ investments in government securities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in August decreased by 3.4% mom (+84.6% YTD) and as of the end of the month reached KZT794 bn (KZT822 bn at the end of July - the maximum since 2008).
Notes of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On August 31, an auction was held on the placement of 28 days notes with a maturity for a total amount of KZT206.6 bn with a yield of 9.2369% (in the previous week the yield of similar bonds was 9.2382%, while the volume of placement was one third less).
The weekly net borrowing balance of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Bank of Kazakhstan in the government securities market amounted to minus KZT367.4 bn (minus KZT229.8 bn in the previous week). As the end of last week the net borrowing of the National Bank stroke a balance in the amount of minus KZT320.8 bn (minus KZT181.9 bn last week).