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Chilean Central Bank Auctions 10-, 20-, 30-Year Inflation Bonds

December 01, 2011

Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Chile’s central bank sold $316 million-worth of inflation-linked bonds due in 10, 20 and 30 years, it said today on its website.

The bonds were denominated in unidades de fomento, the country’s inflation-linked accounting unit. The bank set a yield to 2.74 percent on the 10-year bonds, 2.94 percent on the 20- year bonds and 3.04 percent on the 30-year bonds.

The ratio of bids to bonds sold was 2.3 for the 10-year bonds, 2.8 for the 20-year bonds and 2.7 for the 30-year bonds.

Banks bought 37 percent of the 10-years, 55 percent of the 20 years and 39 percent of the 30 years. The rest went to pension funds and others.

--Editor: James Attwood.

To contact the reporter on this story: Sebastian Boyd in Santiago at sboyd9@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Papadopoulos at papadopoulos@bloomberg.net


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