|Unit||% per annum, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Data||16 Jan 2019||-0.18|
|15 Jan 2019||-0.18|
|Stock Market Index||18 Jan 2019||5,068||5,029||Index, NSA||Business Daily|
|Average Long-term Government Bond||16 Jan 2019||1.65||1.66||% per annum, NSA||Business Daily|
|Treasury Bills (over 31 days)||16 Jan 2019||-0.18||-0.18||% per annum, NSA||Business Daily|
|Lending Rate||Oct 2018||5.8||5.81||% 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 generally not subject to revision.