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

  03 January 2019    Read: 1630
  Demand at deposit auction of Azerbaijan’s Central Bank exceeds supply

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) received 350 million manats from banks at a deposit auction on Jan. 3, AzVision.az reports referring to the CBA.

The bank noted that the demand at the auction amounted to 975.8 million manats. The weighted average interest rate on deposit transactions concluded within the auction was 7.76 percent.

The CBA has started to hold deposit auctions since mid-June 2016.

Deposit auction is a tender in which the Central Bank attracts deposits from commercial banks. The main purpose of such auctions is the sterilization of money supply.

(1.7 manats = $1 on Jan. 3)


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