T-Bills and Government Bonds are domestic debt obligations available as TL or FX indexed government debt instruments, issued by the T.C. Treasury. While T-Bills have maturities of less than 1 year, government bonds have maturities of 1 year or more. If you hold these instruments until maturity, payment of the principal and interest is guaranteed. If you want to make medium and long-term investments and and obtain safe returns through your investments, you can invest in t-bills or government bonds. To carry out t-bill and government bond transactions, all you need is a Current Account.
You can perform your trading transactions through the Investment Transactions menu, Bills/Bonds step on Internet Banking.
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- They are medium and long-term domestic debt obligations issued by the government.
- They are guaranteed by the government.
- They generate constant returns and they are liquid.
- Trading hours are 0930-16:00.
- T-Bills are sold at a discount and their return is known in advance.
- Government bonds may have coupons or be sold at a discount. Those with coupons are issued with fixed or variable coupon interest rate.
- A secondary market exists for them.
- T-bills which are investment instruments that may be cashed in anytime can be sold on secondary markets before their maturity dates via Internet Banking, Alo Garanti and our branches.
We found the following questions in our Help & Advice which might be useful for you...
How can I place a buy order for the fund? Can I place a buy order in the interim period?
You may place your buy orders between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00 on the announced demand collection days, and until 12:00 on the last day.Find out more
What are the advantages of trading on TurkDex (The Turkish Derivatives Exchange)?
Advantages of trading are leveraging, short sales, tax advantages, portfolio diversification, hedging and accretion of margins.Find out more
When are the demand collection periods of the first and the second sub funds for investment and the IPO?
For the first sub-fund, the investment period is between July 27 2009 – June 23, 2010. The demand collection period is July 15 – 24.Find out more