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  • Banks are bingeing on bonds, but not because they want to Aug 26, 2021 06:24 PM IST

    Banks are bingeing on bonds, but not because they want to

    Reluctance to borrow both by businesses and consumers means banks are turning to the least lucrative asset

  • RBI's rejection of 10-year bond bids fuels late rally Apr 16, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    RBI's rejection of 10-year bond bids fuels late rally

    The benchmark 10-year bond yield closed at 6.08%, down 5 basis points on the day after earlier rising to 6.18%, its highest since April 7.

  • RBI's auction of govt bonds will be liquidity neutral: DBS Dec 20, 2019 02:35 PM IST

    RBI's auction of govt bonds will be liquidity neutral: DBS

    The central bank has decided to conduct simultaneous purchase and sale of government securities under Open Market Operations (OMO) for Rs 10,000 crore each on December 23, 2019.

  • Indian debt market cheers as government turns to overseas bonds Jul 05, 2019 07:29 PM IST

    Indian debt market cheers as government turns to overseas bonds

    The government's gross borrowing and revised fiscal deficit targets also added to relief in debt markets, paving the way for lower yields going forward.

  • Opinion | Why central banks’ love for gold will not affect the dollar Feb 18, 2019 08:06 AM IST

    Opinion | Why central banks’ love for gold will not affect the dollar

    Net gold purchases by central banks in 2018 was at the highest level since the dollar’s convertibility to gold was suspended in 1971

  • China central bank says will develop OTC business for local government bonds Nov 15, 2018 12:46 PM IST

    China central bank says will develop OTC business for local government bonds

    In a notice posted on its website on Thursday, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said it would encourage local government bonds to target purchase and trade by local investors.

  • NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 3,000-cr govt bonds Dec 15, 2017 12:35 PM IST

    NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 3,000-cr govt bonds

    The auction will be conducted on NSE's e-bid platform from 1530 hrs to 1730 hrs after the close of market hours, the exchange said in a circular.

  • BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 4,000-cr govt bonds Nov 24, 2017 01:53 PM IST

    BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 4,000-cr govt bonds

    The auction will be conducted on BSE's ebidxchange platform from 1530 hrs to 1730 hrs, after the close of market hours, the exchange said in a circular.

  • NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 2,100-cr govt bonds Nov 03, 2017 01:51 PM IST

    NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 2,100-cr govt bonds

    The auction will be conducted on NSE's ebid platform from 1530 hrs to 1730 hrs after market hours, the exchange said in a circular.

  • RBI increases investment limit in govt bonds for foreign investors by Rs 14,200 cr Sep 28, 2017 06:39 PM IST

    RBI increases investment limit in govt bonds for foreign investors by Rs 14,200 cr

    Last week, RBI also removed masala bonds or the rupee-denominated bonds from the corporate debt limit to allow increase in investments by FPIs.

  • RBI nod to bank investment in REITs is directionally win-win, now for the details Apr 06, 2017 04:51 PM IST

    RBI nod to bank investment in REITs is directionally win-win, now for the details

    While REIT would help developers unlock value from their leased out assets, it would also provide a much-needed entry and exit vehicle for the global institutional investors.

  • RBI increases FPI limits in govt bonds by Rs 170 billion Mar 31, 2017 09:41 PM IST

    RBI increases FPI limits in govt bonds by Rs 170 billion

    The Reserve Bank today increased foreign portfolio investors' (FPI) limits on investment in government bonds by an aggregate Rs 170 billion for the April- June period.

  • BSE to launch new IRF contract from January 10 Jan 06, 2017 12:30 PM IST

    BSE to launch new IRF contract from January 10

    The IRF contract is based on 6.79 percent central government security maturing on December 26, 2029, and will be available for trading from January 10, BSE said in a circular.

  • Foreign interest in high-yielding India bonds wanes Oct 17, 2016 08:00 PM IST

    Foreign interest in high-yielding India bonds wanes

    Demand for high-yielding Indian government bonds is dwindling, going by the reduced interest seen at an auction on Monday for foreign investors for rupee-denominated sovereign paper.

  • Cash-rich firms may deepen govt bond mkt, but spur volatility Jun 10, 2016 03:41 PM IST

    Cash-rich firms may deepen govt bond mkt, but spur volatility

    TCS ploughed USD 3 billion into the market from January to March, its annual balance sheet showed last month, shifting funds that totalled 80 percent of its surplus cash position. Previously the company had largely invested in mutual funds.

  • View: Liquidity speak more crucial than rates Jun 06, 2016 12:21 PM IST

    View: Liquidity speak more crucial than rates

    There are several reasons for this. Banks have to wait for their high cost deposits to mature. Also for the big banks with 40 percent in savings and current accounts, the rate cut has impact only on 60 percent of the deposits.

  • BSE, NSE to launch new IRF contracts on May 30 May 27, 2016 08:54 AM IST

    BSE, NSE to launch new IRF contracts on May 30

    The IRF contract based on 7.61 percent central government security maturing on May 9, 2030, will be made available for trading from May 30 this year, BSE said in a circular.

  • RBI to infuse Rs 15,000 cr liquidity through OMO this week May 23, 2016 09:32 PM IST

    RBI to infuse Rs 15,000 cr liquidity through OMO this week

    Reserve Bank will buy government bonds worth Rs 15,000 crore through Open Market Operations (OMO) this week to infuse liquidity in the markets

  • RBI to conduct auction for state govt bonds worth Rs 4,815 cr Apr 22, 2016 08:32 PM IST

    RBI to conduct auction for state govt bonds worth Rs 4,815 cr

    Reserve Bank will conduct auction of eight state government bonds aggregating Rs 4,815 crore on Tuesday.

  • RBI sets some state loans' cut-offs at six-month low Apr 18, 2016 03:09 PM IST

    RBI sets some state loans' cut-offs at six-month low

    The lower cut-offs are likely to come as a relief for state governments, given the fear of higher costs of debt, as their market borrowing is seen up by around 20 percent compared with last year.

  • Rajan cautions public against frauds in RBI's name at UPI launch Apr 11, 2016 01:58 PM IST

    Rajan cautions public against frauds in RBI's name at UPI launch

    "Let me emphasise that Reserve Bank never sends out e-mails asking for payments. We have about USD 360 billion worth of foreign exchange reserves and we also have about Rs 8 lakh crore of government bonds. We really don't need your money," Rajan said at the launch of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system.

  • Bonds continue upsurge on rate cut hopes; call rates tumble Apr 05, 2016 08:08 AM IST

    Bonds continue upsurge on rate cut hopes; call rates tumble

    Call money rates, however plunged due to subdued demand from borrowing banks and also adequate liquidity conditions in the banking system.

  • Central banks will create global socialism: Marc Faber Mar 14, 2016 09:38 AM IST

    Central banks will create global socialism: Marc Faber

    Marc Faber said central bank policies are essentially monetizing debt, particularly in Japan, where he claims the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is buying all the government bonds the treasury is issuing.

  • Bonds drop, call rates finish higher Mar 03, 2016 07:54 PM IST

    Bonds drop, call rates finish higher

    Government bonds (G-Secs) dropped on heavy selling pressure from banks and corporates, while the overnight call money rate maintained higher due to firm demand from borrowing banks amid tight liquidity in the banking system.

  • Gold revisits 29,000 level Feb 24, 2016 06:58 PM IST

    Gold revisits 29,000 level

    Globally, gold prices held ground above USD 1,230 an ounce, acting as foil against risk alongside top-rated government bonds as oil's fall rippled into global equity markets.

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