Aiming to widen its market presence, Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India (MSE) will launch its corporate bond platform in July and is also planning to bring in a slew of products in equities and derivatives segment later in the current financial year.
Providing greater flexibility to NPS subscribers both in the individual and corporate segments, PFRDA has allowed them to alter their investment scheme choice and asset allocation twice in a financial year instead of once at present.
In its efforts to increase the liquidity in the corporate bond market, Sebi had, in July, put in place an information repository on the secondary bond market. This would help investors to take more informed decisions.
To attract more foreign funds into capital markets, Reserve Bank has allowed FPIs to invest in unlisted debt securities as well as in securitised debt instruments
Markets regulator Sebi today allowed foreign portfolio investors to invest in newly launched products -- REITs, InvITs and AIFs -- and also permitted them to acquire corporate bonds under default.
According to broking firm Ambit, Indian banks have lost around 500 basis points of market share in loans to the bond market over the last couple of years
When investors look for extra returns in bond markets, they should not be overlooking the risks that come with those returns.
The RBI move should help develop corporate bond market and infrastructure projects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to improve India's creaking infrastructure and is aiming to provide housing for all by 2022.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Anuj Singhal and Ekta Batra, Edelweiss‘ SVP â€“ Fixed Income Ajay Manglunia outlined why the corporate bond segment has witnessed investor interest.
Overseas demand for corporate bonds has surged since the quota for government bonds was exhausted last year, with three-fourths of the USD 51 billion foreign investment limit on corporate bonds already utilised.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, personal finance expert, Hemant Rustagi of Wiseinvest Advisors discussed the pros and cons of investing in corporate bonds and government securities.
The Finance Ministry along with RBI, SEBI and Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) is considering measures for reform of corporate bond markets, reports CNBC-TV18.
RBI reducing interest rates in the economy can bring down interest rates across fixed income investment classes. Investors should now review their fixed income investments as RBI shifts its policy stance from controlling inflation expectations to bringing about conditions for economic growth, reckons financial advisor Arjun Parthasarathy
Franklin Templeton Investments has launched a NFO 'Templeton India Corporate Bond Opportunities Fund' aiming to help investors take advantage of the current high yields and to build a strong presence in pure fixed income space.
The Finance Ministry will discuss with Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and RBI the steps required to broad-base and make vibrant the corporate bond market to help mid-sized firms to raise funds at competitive rates.