Demand at deposit auction of Azerbaijan's Central Bank exceeds supply

Mon 14 Oct 2019 08:51 GMT | 12:51 Local Time

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The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) raised 150 million manats from banks at a deposit auction on Oct. 14, Trend reports referring to CBA.

The supply exceeded the demand almost four times and reached 582.8 million manats.

The interest rate on deposit transactions concluded within the auction was 6.26 percent. Term of placement of funds is 14 days.

The CBA started to hold deposit auctions in mid-June 2016. Deposit auction is an auction during which the deposits of commercial banks are placed in CBA. The main aim of such auction is sterilization of money supply.

(1 USD = 1.7 AZN on Oct. 14)

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