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Mauritius' 3-yr T-bond yield rises to 4.75 pct

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:23 AM ET

PORT LOUIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The weighted average yield on a three-year Mauritius Treasury bond rose to 4.75 percent at the auction on Wednesday, from 4.73 percent in the sale of a similar bond on September 12, the central bank said.

The bank accepted bids worth 445 million rupees ($14.5 million), after it received bids worth 2.18 billion rupee for the 1.4 billion rupee it had offered at the auction.

Following are the results: THREE-YEAR TREASURY BOND DUE DATE: October 12, 2015 COUPON: 4.90 percent

VALUE OF BIDS RECEIVED: 2.180 billion rupees

AMOUNT ACCEPTED: 445 million rupees WEIGHTED PRICE: 100.415 WEIGHTED YIELD: 4.75 percent

($1 = 30.8000 Mauritius rupees)

(Reporting by Jean Paul Arouff; Editing by Kevin Mwanza and James Macharia)

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Keywords: MAURITIUS BOND/