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CBT Offers 35bn In 2.27% Five-Year Samurai Bonds.

The Central Bank of Tunisia (CBT) offered 35bn ($287.36mn) in 2.27% five-year Samurai bonds, co-manager Merrill Lynch Japan Inc announced on 9 March. The bond was priced at par and the maturity date of the bonds is 28 March 2006. The spread is 163bps over Libor and the payment date 28 March 2001. The lead managers are Merrill Lynch Japan Inc and the Lead Trustee Industrial Bank of Japan. The CBT also offered...