In the upcoming Treasury bill (T-bill) auction scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2023, GCB Capital Research predicts a targeted gross issuance of GH¢3.9 billion, reflecting a -30.24% week-on-week adjustment. The primary objective of this auction is to refinance imminent maturities estimated at GH¢3.25 billion.
Given the current constricted liquidity conditions in the market, GCB Capital Research asserts it does not anticipate oversubscription of the auction. Instead, the expectation is that the auction will attract just enough demand to effectively refinance the maturity obligation at relatively stable prices.
The forecast by GCB Capital Research underscores the nuanced dynamics of the market, where a delicate balance is sought in managing liquidity constraints while meeting refinancing obligations. As investors demonstrate a preference for longer tenors, the anticipated auction outcome is poised to provide insights into the evolving investor sentiment and strategic positioning within the T-bill landscape.