Manama, Bahrain – 9th April 2019 – The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, has been oversubscribed by 621%.
Subscriptions worth BD 161 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 April 2019 and matures on 10th October 2019, is 3.95% compared to 4.20% for the previous issue on 14th March 2019.
The Sukuk Al-Ijara are issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
This is issue No.164 (BH0002315008) of the short-term Sukuk Al-Ijara series.