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By Emese Bartha


Belgium sold 5 billion euros ($5.70 billion) in new 10-year government bonds with maturity in June 2032, garnering more than EUR21 billion in demand by the close of order books, in a syndicated transaction on Tuesday, one of the joint book-runner banks said.

The bond has a 0.35% coupon, and it was priced at 99.868, at a yield of 0.363%, said the same bank. The spread on the bond was set 6 basis points below midswaps.

The demand includes EUR1.9 billion joint lead manager interest, the same bank said.

The book-runner banks of the deal are BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, J.P. Morgan, Natixis and Nomura.


Write to Emese Bartha at emese.bartha@wsj.com


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January 18, 2022 09:47 ET (14:47 GMT)

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