By Muhammed Ali Gurtas
The Turkish Treasury borrowed some 2.2 billion Turkish liras (around $347 million) from domestic markets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday.
The auction was held for 12-month zero coupon bonds -- new issuance -- to be settled on Wednesday and mature on Sept. 18, 2019, according to an official statement.
The average annual simple and compound interest rates of the 364-day bonds were 25.05 percent, the ministry added.
According to the domestic borrowing strategy, the ministry has projected 21.9 billion
Tuesday's auction was second out of a total 11 planned auctions on the ministry's issuance calendar for the three-month period.