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S.Africa's 3-mth T-Bill avg yield rises to 5.00 pct

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 5 (Reuters) - South Africa sold 2.685 billion rand ($311 million) worth of three-month Treasury Bills on Friday at an average yield of 5.00 percent compared with 4.98 percent last week. The bid-to-cover ratio rose to 1.54 from 1.46.

Auction date: 05-10-2012 Settlement date: 10-10-2012 Days 91 182 273 364 Amount received (R'bln) 4.13 3.475 2.55 1.65 Amount allotted (R'bln) 2.685 1.515 1.13 0.88 Bid-to-cover ratio 1.54 2.3 2.3 1.9 Avg discount rate (pct) 4.94 4.95 4.89 4.8 Average yield (pct) 5.00 5.08 5.08 5.04

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($1 = 8.6360 South African rand)

(Reporting by Tshepo Tshabalala; Editing by Tosin Sulaiman)

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