The Ministry of Finance auctioned on Thursday 182- and 364-day treasury bills at LE 15.7 billion.
The 182-day T-bills stood at LE 7.5 billion with an average yield 18.539%, the ministry said on its website.
The 364-day T-bills valued LE 8.2 billion with an average yield 17.796%.
The ministry issues treasury bills and bonds to make up for the budget deficit which is expected to reach LE 370 billion.
Also, Arab grants and aids alongside international loans contribute to covering this deficit.