Mexico also sold all 8.5 billion pesos in 175-day bills it auctioned today, the bank said.
The yield at auction on the one-month notes was unchanged at 4.24 percent from the previous auction on Jan. 24, the bank said.
The nation’s Finance Ministry plans to sell this quarter an average of 7 billion pesos of one-month notes weekly and an average of 8 billion pesos of those maturing in three months each week, the ministry announced in a statement on Dec. 15. Mexico will sell at least 3.5 billion pesos weekly of the 28-day Cetes and at least 4 billion pesos each week of 91-day bills during this quarter, it said.
The government increased the amount of one-month and three- month Cetes it plans to sell this quarter to 195 billion pesos, from 156 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011.
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