Bahrain Bourse lists BD200 Million Government Development Bond – 14th Issue

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Bahrain Bourse announced on Thursday, 20th July 2017 the listing of the Government Development Bond – Issue No. 14 that has been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain through registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse.  The bond will be traded under the symbol GDEV14.BND as of Sunday, 23rd July 2017.

The BD200 million Bonds issued at a par value of BD1 each on 16th July 2017 for a period of 5 years ending on 16th July 2022. The annual fixed return on these securities is 5.35%, and will be paid every six months on 16th January and 16th July every year throughout the period of this issue.

As of Sunday, investors will be able to sell and buy the bonds by placing their orders through the brokers who will feed them into the trading system. The system will automatically match the orders in accordance to the price priority then time priority, with a minimum of BD 400 per transaction in the primary market.

Following the listing of this issue, the number of conventional bonds and sukuk issues listed on BHB reached 13 issues with an approximate total value of US$ 6.084 billion.