Certificates of deposit (issue No. 308) tender was held at the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) during last week. According to ONA, the total amount allotted was RO. 27 million. A bulletin issued by the CBO stated that the average accepted interest rate of these certificates was 3.97%, while the maximum accepted interest rate was 4.10%. The tenor of these certificates is 28 days so their maturity date is July 19th 2006.