Central Bank of Bahrain

CBB Sukuk Al-Ijara Subscribed

Manama, Bahrain – 9th January 2018 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, has been subscribed by 100%.

Subscriptions worth BD 26 million were received for the BD 26 million issue, which carries a maturity of 182 days.

The expected return on the issue, which begins on 11th January 2018 and matures on 12th July 2018, is 3.15% compared to 3.05% for the previous issue on 14th December 2017.

The Sukuk Al-Ijara are issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

This is issue No.149 (BH0008107B52) of the short-term Sukuk Al-Ijara series.

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