The suspension is possible because higher oil prices have improved government revenues and the government's $17.5 billion issue of international bonds last October was successful, Maaal quoted unnamed official sources as saying.
The halt to domestic bond issues has helped to ease a liquidity squeeze in the banking system that sent the three-month interbank offered rate soaring to an eight-year high of 2.386 percent in late October. The rate fell to 1.795 percent on Monday.
(Reporting by Reem Shamseddine; Writing by Andrew Torchia) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; +9715 6681 7277; Reuters Messaging: email@example.com))
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