THE National Treasury Management Agency has announced plans to raise a further €500m in the markets.
The T-Bills will have a six month maturity.
The NTMA is the State debt management agency.
Earlier this month, the body raised €750m in a bond auction.
In March the NTMA issued its first ever 100-year government bond at an ultra-low rate of 2.35pc. The bond was sold by private placement through Goldman Sachs International Bank and Nomura.
The sale of the 100-year bond was largely viewed as a big vote of confidence in Ireland as a sovereign issuer.
At the time the NTMA said it had received “significant positive feedback” from the sale.
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