Every investor needs to have asset allocation towards fixed income, says R Sivakumar, Head Fixed Income at Axis MF.
Jahangir Aziz, Asia economic research, JPMorgan, says it is very hard to see a monetary policy committee where the governor doesn't have a veto power, but is responsible for monitoring inflation.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18's Surabhi Upadhyay, Samiran Chakraborty of Standard Chartered Bank, discussed the outcome of the Reserve Bank of India's board meeting.
US and German markets are seeing new highs in its bond markets. The global situation can become a potential risk for the economy and large capital companies in particular.
The time will come soon when interest rates starts rising in US. It is good to understand how does the Federal Reserve actually increase or lower the interest rates in the economy.
Global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley released detailed report on the subject in March, highlighting that global banks have shrunk their balance sheets by some 20 percent since 2010 which has "significantly" reduced the liquidity in secondary asset markets.
Speaking at a debt market summit in Mumbai, Gandhi also called for a "reassessment" of the role played by pension funds and insurance companies in corporate bond markets. Both categories of investors face limitations in investing in corporate debt.
With an aim to remove unnecessary restrictions in the currency derivative markets, a committee on Indian Financial Sector will also shorty submit a report to the government on proposal to revamp this segment.
In an interview to CNBC-Tv18, Jayesh Mehta of Bank of America says he expects three more rate cuts from the RBI going into new fiscal and sees March inflation at 5.5 percent.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Pankaj Vaish, managing director, Citi, says the market needed to pullback a bit as the earnings for the quarter gone by are extremely soft and there has been quite some panic in the bond market.
The 10-year benchmark is likely to trade in a range of 7.70-7.73 percent today, says Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank.
This is the fourth time that the city-based lender has tapped the Dim sum bond market and has so far raised 2,050 million yuans.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Bank of America MD and country treasurer Jayesh Mehta and Mecklai Financial Services CEO Jamal Mecklai spoke about the triggers for the money market from hereon.
Vivek Rajpal expects bond market to remain range bound with the 10-year varying from 8.45-8.65 percent.
Over the course of remaining month and September, market will see some reduction of around 110 billion in Treasury Bills and Rs 100 billion in government bonds, says Silva
Art Cashin, UBS' director of floor operations at NYSE, told CNBC that, "She said, 'We will continue to taper,' but left the door open very slightly saying that if the data continues to deteriorate that they might reconsider and taper the tapering."
tosh Raina of HDFC Bank expects the bond market to be in a range for some more time because of the expected news on switch.
We expect October IIP to contract by 1.6 percent and CPI to remain unchanged at 10%. Range for the 10-year yield is seen between 8.79-8.84 percent, says Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank.
For the bond market, which suffered a number of doomsday predictions for 2013 that never materialized, that means yields could also remain low. Even if they do rise, it might not be by much, since benchmark 10-year yields have already had a 100-plus basis point increase from lows hit in May.
Kotak Mahindra Bank feels that the bond market is still worried about the absence of fiscal consolidation and that will keep it under stress going forward.
The mention of a stable nominal anchor both in the policy statement and in the terms of reference of the Urjit Patel committee on monetary policy framework attests to that. Having a stable nominal anchor i.e. a price stability objective would help RBI avoid the classic time inconsistency problem.
Jayesh Mehta of Bank of America feels the direction of the rupee could be determined by the tapering amount to be announced by the Fed in the upcoming FOMC meet.
Indian benchmark government bonds slumped to 21-month lows on Friday and posted their worst week in four-and-a-half years, as the rupee slid to a record low despite policy makers' efforts to defend the currency.
Bond market is starting to witness some stability now, and will be keenly waiting for the currency to stabilise, says Rahul Goswami of ICICI Prudential MF.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, VR Iyer, CMD, Bank of India speaks on RBI's moves to ease liquidity in the market and stablise the rupee. She says that it was too early on the possibility of a rate hike.