ACT launches new 10-year syndicated benchmark domestic deal

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (AAA by S&P) launched a new, 10-year, benchmark domestic deal by syndication, on 15 May. The forthcoming transaction is being marketed in the range of 63-67 basis points area over the 10-year futures contract, equivalent to 64.25-68.25 basis points area over Australian Commonwealth government bond.