The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) on Tuesday announced that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk Al-Ijara, had been oversubscribed by 335%.
Subscriptions worth BD67 million were received for the BD20 million issue, which carries a maturity of 182 days.
The expected return on the issue, which begins on 18 September 2014 and matures on 19 March 2015, is 0.80 % compared to 0.77% for the previous issue on 14 August 2014.
The Sukuk Al-Ijara are issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
This is issue No.109 (BH0007Z81796) of the short-term Sukuk Al-Ijara series.