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Memorial service for the victims of the attacks of 22 March 2016

On Sunday 22 May 2016, Their Majesties the King and the Queen, the Prime Minister and the members of the federal government will be attending a Memorial service for the victims of the attacks of 22 March 2016 at 10:30AM. The Memorial service will take place at the Royal Palace in Brussels and is organised by the FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister and the Royal Palace.

Read on - 20/05/2016 17:34 - FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister - Directorate General External Communication

Federal Government Debt at end April 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 398.50 billion as of 30 April 2016. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 398.22 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.28 billion.

In net terms (i.e. deducting financial deposits and investments, as well as securities owned by the Treasury), the Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 389.20 billion.

Read on - 12/05/2016 11:44 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 10/05/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.921 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312733059 - 11/08/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.420
Weighted average yield : -0.505 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.44

ISIN Code : BE0312742142 - 11/05/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.501
Weighted average yield : -0.490 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.41


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 10/05/2016 11:46 - Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 3/05/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.767 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312733059 - 11/08/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.552
Weighted average yield : -0.488 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.05

ISIN Code : BE0312735070 - 13/10/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.215
Weighted average yield : -0.485 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.27


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 03/05/2016 11:46 - Debt Agency

New “dual tranche” OLO 2023 and 2066 - Pricing

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency

Read on - 28/04/2016 17:51 - Debt Agency

New “dual tranche” OLO 2023 and 2066

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :
The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a dual tranche EURO syndicated transaction including a new 7 year OLO79 benchmark maturing 22nd October, 2023 and a new 50 year OLO80 benchmark maturing 22nd June, 2066 in the near future, subject to market conditions. The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB, J.P.Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Natixis and SG CIB as joint bookrunners.

Read on - 27/04/2016 15:09 - Debt Agency

Results of the OLO auction of 18/04/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.497 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 4.25 % 28/09/2021 (OLO61)
ISIN code : BE0000321308
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.965
Weighted average yield : -0.214 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.130

- OLO 1.00 % 22/06/2026 (OLO77)
ISIN code : BE0000337460
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.155
Weighted average yield : 0.514 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.190

Read on - 18/04/2016 12:30 - Debt Agency

OLO-auction of 18/04/2016 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 18 April 2016, has been determined at EUR 2.8/3.5 billion

Read on - 15/04/2016 11:48 - Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end March 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 402.55 billion as of 31 March 2016. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 402.26 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.28 billion.

Read on - 12/04/2016 15:59 - Debt Agency