Malaysia sells govt sukuk at avg 4.17 pct

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:33am BST

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 (Reuters) - Malaysia has sold 3.5 billion ringgit ($1.2 billion) in Islamic government bonds at an average yield of 4.17 percent, the central bank said on Wednesday.

The bid-to-cover ratio was 3.03 times.

For full details, please go to the central bank's website here

(Click on [ID:nISLAMIC] for more Islamic finance stories and for a speed guide) ($1 = 2.989 Malaysian Ringgit) (Reporting by Julie Goh; Editing by Min Hun Fong)