Dec 21, 2015 08:02 AM IST
Last week, the Bank of Japan announced plans to increase purchases of exchange-traded funds(ETFs) to 300 billion yen (USD 2.45 billion) in firms that invest in physical and human capital in a surprising move to encourage investment.
- Sep 29, 2015 07:31 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said foreign investors would also be allowed to buy into debt issued by the country's states for the first time, although only up to 2 percent of outstanding debt, or totalling 500 billion rupees by March 2018.
- Sep 21, 2015 09:23 PM IST
In earlier auctions too, government bonds were subscribed multiple times, given the huge interest among foreign investors, while the demand for corporate bonds remained weak.
- Aug 31, 2015 08:26 PM IST
The auction was held at BSE's ebidxchange platform for allocation of foreign institutional investors' investment limits in government debt securities worth Rs 561 crore. At the end of two-hour auction this evening, 29 bids were declared successful.
- Aug 30, 2015 01:20 PM IST
The auction will be conducted on BSE's ebidxchange platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hours after close of normal market hours on August 31, the exchange said in a circular.
- Jun 19, 2015 06:16 PM IST
The finance ministry engineered a rally in bonds and rupee, with sources saying the RBI wants to convert the USD 30 billion limit on FII investment in government bonds into a rupee limit.
- Feb 14, 2014 12:23 PM IST
JP Morgan feels net issuance should be 4.7 trillion rupees, based on the government's forecast of a 4.2 percent fiscal deficit for FY15 and 88 percent financing via government bonds.
- Jan 22, 2014 05:24 PM IST
An IRF is a contract between a buyer and a seller for future delivery of an interest-bearing security such as government bonds.
- Dec 31, 2013 06:30 PM IST
Bond investors took a beating in 2013 as foreign funds fled markets after the central bank in July unexpectedly raised short-term interest rates to prop up a rupee that was slumping to record lows.
- Dec 05, 2013 08:48 PM IST
Banks, stock exchanges and other market participants have been requesting for this product since a long time to deepen and broaden the derivatives market in the country.
- Oct 01, 2013 10:00 AM IST
Government bonds gained on Tuesday with the central bank saying it will provide liquidity by buying debt via open market operations.
- Aug 26, 2013 08:59 PM IST
The Reserve Bank will conduct open market operations to purchase government bonds worth Rs 8,000 crore on August 30 to ease liquidity in the market.
- Aug 20, 2013 09:16 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday late evening issued another set of measures, aimed at twin purposes: arresting dip in long term bond yields and shielding banks from incurring financial losses due to declining bond prices.
- Aug 20, 2013 08:46 PM IST
In signs of imminent revival of overseas interest in government securities, an auction for investment limits in such bonds was over-subscribed today by FIIs with bids worth a record USD 10.4 billion pouring in.
- Aug 16, 2013 06:59 PM IST
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.
- Aug 06, 2013 07:26 PM IST
Government bonds recovered all losses to end flat on Tuesday on speculation the government will take more steps to narrow the country's current account deficit after the rupee hit a record low.
- Aug 05, 2013 09:46 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will put up four government bonds of different tenures and interest rates for sales to raise Rs 15,000 crore on August 08, 2013. Unlike the previous auction announcement, the central bank apparently brought back normalcy by including some long term securities.
- Jul 31, 2013 12:24 PM IST
It is inevitable that a company which is facing pressure would come under further pressure but that is subject to at some stage banks pass this on or slowdown saying there is no liquidity. So if the yields continue to remain high for more than few weeks, there will be more stress in the system
- Jul 25, 2013 06:51 PM IST
Government bonds gained the most in three years as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) paid high yields in its sale of short-end bills. It signalled a resolve to bolster the rupee by draining liquidity.
- Jun 20, 2013 10:53 AM IST
The profitable trade for foreign funds to invest in domestic debt instruments is withering away as yield differentials are narrowing fast between the US and Indian government bonds, owing to a steep fall in the rupee and squeezing the overall arbitrage opportunity.
- Jun 16, 2013 01:22 PM IST
Top private sector lender ICICI Bank seems to be betting big on the Indian market when it comes to investments in government bonds, equity shares and other assets and securities.
- Jun 05, 2013 03:33 PM IST
Japan's Nikkei 225 index tumbled 1.8 percent to 13,295.89, registering disappointment with a lack of detail in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unveiling of the third plank of his so-called Abenomics program intended to rouse a long-stagnant economy.
- Jun 05, 2013 12:20 PM IST
Japan's government is set to urge the country's USD two trillion worth public pension funds to increase their exposure to equities and overseas assets as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term growth strategy expected to be announced this week.
- May 15, 2013 01:43 PM IST
Buoyed by the low inflation numbers and hopes of rate cut, experts see the yield of new 10-year bonds to be auctioned on Friday trading at 6.75-7.30 percent over next one year.
- Feb 12, 2013 02:56 PM IST
In the current gloomy market scene potential investors are shying away from equity and are resorting to fixed income instruments. Among pool of fixed income investments, bonds are considered a good investment product for investors with short-term perspective. Read this space to understand the India Bond Market and advantages investing in it.