Central Bank of Bahrain

CBB Sukuk Al-Salam Securities Oversubscribed

Manama, Bahrain – 22nd May 2017 - The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the Sukuk Al-Salam Islamic securities, has been oversubscribed by 205%.

Subscriptions worth BD 88 million were received for the BD 43 million issue, which carries a maturity of 91 days.

The expected return on the issue, which begins on 24th May 2017 and matures on 23rd August 2017, is 2.20% compared with 2.23 for the previous issue on 19th April 2017.

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

This is issue No.193 (BH0001879020) of the short-term Sukuk Al-Salam series.

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