As many as 17 banks participated at the operation. BNR also injected 9.8 billion lei on the banking market this month.

In May, BNR pumped more than 10 billion lei at an annual interest of 9.5 percent through one-month operations.

Interbank interest for overnight deposits stand near 9.4 – 9.9 percent a year, slightly above the annual key interest rate of 9.5 percent.