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Tender for the re-opening of 10-year Government Bonds
under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme
to be held on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), as representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR Government), announces today (Thursday) that a tender of 10-year Government Bonds (Bonds) through the re-opening of existing 10-year Government Bond issue 10GB2408 under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme will be held on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, for settlement on Thursday, 7 May 2015.

An additional amount of HK$1.5 billion of the outstanding 10-year Bonds (issue no. 10GB2408) will be on offer.  The Bonds will mature on 7 August 2024 and will carry interest at the rate of 2.22% per annum payable semi-annually in arrears. The Indicative Pricings of the Bonds on 23 April 2015 is 105.56 with an annualised yield of 1.582%.

Under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme, tender is open only to Recognized Dealers which are appointed as Primary Dealers.  Anyone wishing to apply for the Bonds on offer can do so through any of the Primary Dealers on the current published list, which can be obtained from the Government Bond Programme’s website at http://www.hkgb.gov.hk.  Each tender must be for an amount of HK$50,000 or integral multiples thereof.

Tender results will be published on the HKMA’s website, the Government Bond Programme’s website, the Reuters screen (HKGBINDEX), and Bloomberg (GBHK <GO>) not later than 3:00 pm on the tender day.

 

Hong Kong Monetary Authority
23 April 2015 


HKSAR GOVERNMENT
INSTITUTIONAL BOND ISSUANCE PROGRAMME
TENDER INFORMATION
_________________________________________________________________

Tender information of re-opening of 10-year Government Bonds under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme:-

Issue Number

:

10GB2408 (Re-open)

Stock code

:

4221 (HKGB 2.22 2408)

Tender Date and Time

:

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
9:30 am to 10:30 am

Issue and Settlement Date for tender amount

:

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Amount on Offer

:

HK$1.5 billion

Maturity      

:

10 years

Remaining Maturity

:

Approximately 9.26 years

Maturity Date

:

7 August 2024

Interest Rate    

:

2.22% p.a. payable semi-annually in arrears

Interest Payment Dates 

:

7 August 2015
11 February 2016
8 August 2016
7 February 2017
7 August 2017
7 February 2018
7 August 2018
8 February 2019
7 August 2019
7 February 2020
7 August 2020
8 February 2021
9 August 2021
7 February 2022
8 August 2022
7 February 2023
7 August 2023
7 February 2024
7 August 2024 

Method of Tender

:

Competitive tender

Tender Amount

:

Each competitive tender must be for an amount of HK$50,000 or integral multiples thereof.  Any tender applications for the Bonds must be submitted through a Primary Dealer on the current published list.

The accrued interest to be paid by successful bidders on the issue date (7 May 2015) for the tender amount is HK$264.58 per minimum denomination of HK$50,000.

(The accrued interest to be paid for tender amount exceeding HK$50,000 may not be exactly equal to the  figures calculated from the accrued interest per minimum denomination of HK$50,000 due to rounding).

Other details 

:

Please see Information Memorandum available on the Government Bond Programme’s website at http://www.hkgb.gov.hk or approach Primary Dealers.

Expected commencement date of dealing on
the Stock Exchange
of Hong Kong Limited

:

The tender amount is fully fungible with the existing 10GB2408 (Stock code: 4221) listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

 

Price/Yield Table of the re-opening Government Bonds at tender for reference* only:-

Yield-to-Maturity

Price

Yield-to-Maturity

Price

0.582

 113.98

1.582

 105.25

0.632

 113.52

1.632

 104.84

0.682

 113.07

1.682

 104.42

0.732

 112.62

1.732

 104.01

0.782

 112.17

1.782

 103.60

0.832

 111.72

1.832

 103.19

0.882

 111.27

1.882

 102.79

0.932

 110.83

1.932

 102.38

0.982

 110.39

1.982

 101.98

1.032

 109.95

2.032

 101.58

1.082

 109.51

2.082

 101.18

1.132

 109.08

2.132

 100.79

1.182

 108.64

2.182

 100.39

1.232

 108.21

2.232

 100.00

1.282

 107.78

2.282

 99.61

1.332

 107.36

2.332

 99.22

1.382

 106.93

2.382

 98.83

1.432

 106.51

2.432

 98.45

1.482

 106.09

2.482

 98.06

1.532

 105.67

2.532

 97.68

1.582

 105.25

2.582

 97.30

 

* Disclaimer

The information provided here is for reference only.  Although extreme care has been taken to ensure that the information provided is accurate and up-to-date, the HKMA does not warrant that all, or any part of, the information provided is accurate in all respects.  You are encouraged to conduct your own enquiries to verify any particular piece of information provided on it.  The HKMA shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any use or reliance on any of the information provided here.

 

Hong Kong Monetary Authority
23 April 2015

Last revision date: 23 April 2015
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