|Unit||% per annum, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Data||16 Aug 2019||0.12|
|15 Aug 2019||0.08|
|Stock Market Index||20 Aug 2019||4,820||4,851||Index, NSA||Business Daily|
|Average Long-term Government Bond||16 Aug 2019||0.12||0.08||% per annum, NSA||Business Daily|
|Treasury Bills (over 31 days)||16 Aug 2019||-0.61||-0.62||% per annum, NSA||Business Daily|
|Lending Rate||May 2019||5.89||5.88||% p.a., NSA||Monthly|
|Money Market Rate||Mar 2000||3.55||3.27||% p.a., NSA||Monthly|
Treasury bonds are short term securities with varying maturities issued by the government as a source of state funding. Treasury bonds are issued at discount and placed via auction or limited subscription offer, redeemable on maturity at nominal value.
Reuters calculates the yield on treasury bonds, using data referring to transactions in the MEDIP market (Special Market for Public Debt).
Data is occasionally subject to revision.