Feb 05, 2016 08:22 PM IST
The not-so-successful bonds have received a tepid response due to poor marketing and tax issues.
- Mar 14, 2014 10:27 PM IST
To incentivise distribution of the product, it has been decided to offer an additional incentive at the rate of 0.5 percent on the amount collected to agency banks (including Stock Holding Corporation of India) that garner subscriptions of Rs 100 crore or more by March 31, the central bank said.
- Nov 23, 2013 02:29 PM IST
Interest at the rate of 1.44 per cent per annum will accrue on the indexed principal value of the bonds from the date of original issue and will be paid half yearly on December 5 & June 5, RBI said in a release.
- Jul 15, 2013 05:37 PM IST
Personalfn.com simplifies the reasons behind inflationary environment. It stresses on investing in the right places to beat the inflation and not letting it affect the investor's financial plan.
- Jul 10, 2013 10:55 AM IST
Spooked by the flight of overseas investments in Indian securities, the government started doling out bounties on primary bond dealers (PDs) whose commissions have zoomed manifold. This is aimed at building confidence while protecting them from any possible loss if yields rise after the bond auctions, sources told moneycontrol.com.
- Jun 25, 2013 03:30 PM IST
Tax and investment consultant Subhash Lakhotia simplifies the various advantages of inflation indexed bonds and how they will be helpful to small time retail investors from inflation.
- Jun 19, 2013 08:36 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will conduct the second tranche of inflation indexed bonds (IIBs) auction for Rs 1,000 crore on June 25, 2013. These bonds of 10-year tenure (2023) will carry a real yield of 1.44 percent, according to a government notification.
- Jun 04, 2013 02:36 PM IST
Inflation index bonds were fully subscribed in RBI's auction on Tuesday. The effective interest rate comes around 8 percent. Largest institutions and primary dealers participated in the auction.
- May 30, 2013 03:24 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has put out details about how the scheme will work in practice, and the examples given are not particularly exciting.
- May 29, 2013 08:43 PM IST
The government will launch its first tranche of proposed inflation indexed bonds (IIBs) amounting to Rs 1,000 crore on June 4, 2013. Retail investors can buy them to tune of 20% of bond sales.
- May 20, 2013 04:51 PM IST
RBI may link the proposed inflation index bonds (IIBs) to CPI - inflation as and when it stabilizes but currently, those are linked to WPI - inflation, a senior official from the central bank said. Linking it to WPI, many believe, will not serve its basic purpose of IIBs.
- May 20, 2013 03:46 PM IST
RBI has issued 12-15,000 crore of Inflation indexed bonds that are linked to WPI. However, retail investors are more interested in CPI than WPI index and hence there is a fundamental disconnect. Read this space to know the opinion of financial expert Suresh Sadagopan on Inflation index bonds.
- May 16, 2013 01:37 PM IST
IIBs are indexed to the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) which is geared to capture broader systemic inflation rather than the inflation that bites you and me.
- Apr 11, 2013 03:56 PM IST
Rajiv Anand, MD & CEO, Axis AMC feels inflation indexed bond is a good idea to attract retail investors.
- Apr 04, 2013 07:29 PM IST
The government is likely to issue the first set of the inflation-indexed bonds this month, government sources told Reuters on Thursday.
- Feb 28, 2013 03:29 PM IST
Union Budget 2013-2014 was the most eagerly awaited one considering it was the last budget for ruling party. Read this space to know what new reforms are announced and how the Budget has impacted your Fixed income investments.
- Nov 27, 2012 08:45 PM IST
The Reserve Bank is in talks with the Finance Ministry for launching inflation-indexed bonds, which can help reduce physical demand for gold, Deputy Governor H R Khan said here today.