Australia Sells A$600 Mln Bonds due 2017; Avg Yld 2.9039%

Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) -- The following issue went on sale today:

Issue Amount: A$600 Million Average Yield: 2.9039% Coupon: 4.25 percent Maturity: Jul. 21, 2017 Settlement: Feb. 13, 2013 Series: TB135 Coverage Ratio: 4.27 ISIN: {AU3TB0000127 <Govt> DES <GO>}

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