bond market

'Light touch' norms to boost bond markets will be out by September: Sebi

'Light touch' norms to boost bond markets will be out by September: Sebi

To deepen the corporate bonds market, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) today said it will come out with "light touch" regulations by September to encourage large corporates to raise 25 percent funds through this route.

Feb 10, 2018, 20:02 PM IST
Sebi to work for liquid, vibrant corporate bond market

Sebi to work for liquid, vibrant corporate bond market

Capital market regulator Sebi will work on developing a liquid and vibrant corporate bond segment to make the Indian securities market a "good source" of debt financing, its chairman Ajay Tyagi said.

Aug 15, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

Companies raise over Rs 51K cr via equity in FY17; bond market slows

The amount raised through Initial Public Offers, Follow- on Public Offers, Offer For Sale and Qualified Institutional Placement was Rs 48,991 crore last fiscal.

Mar 29, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
Corporate bond trades hit record Rs 12 lakh crore in April-January FY'17

Corporate bond trades hit record Rs 12 lakh crore in April-January FY'17

Trading in corporate debt at stock exchanges hit a record Rs 11.70 lakh crore during the first 10 months of the current fiscal.

Feb 12, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Countries look to draw expatriate cash with "diaspora bonds"

A growing roster of developing states are turning to their compatriots abroad to raise cash by marketing "diaspora bonds", a funding strategy successfully pioneered by India and Israel but sometimes tricky to imitate

Apr 17, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

RBI prefers open market bond sales to suck liquidity: Rajan

RBI prefers sale of government bonds through open market operations (OMO) to suck out liquidity from the system, which is determined by market conditions, Governor Raghuram Rajan said Tuesday.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

US stocks fall as IMF cuts forecast

Wall Street stocks tumbled Thursday due to unease over Greece, volatility in the bond market and worries about growth after the IMF cut its US economic forecast.

Jun 05, 2015, 04:31 AM IST

Airtel hits global bond market with $1 bn issue to fund capex

Country's largest telecom firm Bharti Airtel has approached the global debt market Wednesday to raise up to USD 1 billion in a 10-year bond sale programme.

Jun 03, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

RIL raises $200 million through Formosa bonds in Taiwan

Reliance Industries on Tuesday said it has raised USD 200 million by selling so-called Formosa bonds in Taiwan, Asia's hottest bond market.

May 19, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Bond sales gain traction, jump 30% to $14.9 billion in Jan-Mar

India Inc continued to lap up debt in the January-March quarter, with proceeds touching USD 14.9 billion, a 29.9 percent jump from a year ago.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

NTPC raises about Rs 3,100 cr through bonds in global markets

The country's largest power generating company NTPC Thursday announced raising USD 500 million (about Rs 3,100 crore) through medium term bonds offering in the international markets.

Nov 20, 2014, 17:20 PM IST

NTPC hits foreign debt market with $500 million issue

The state-run utility NTPC on Wednesday hit the overseas debt market with a benchmark dollar-denominated bond sale issue to raise about USD 500 million as a part of its USD 2 billion medium-term note programme.

Nov 19, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Bond market sees rate cuts even as RBI talks tough on inflation

The bond rally - and the lower yields that result - comes as the consumer price index eased to 6.46 percent in September.

Nov 10, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

MFs invest Rs 23K crore in debt in Sept; total Rs 5 lakh cr in 2014

Mutual funds pumped in a whopping over Rs 23,000 crore in the bond market in September, taking the total investment to close to Rs 5 lakh crore since the beginning of the year.

Oct 07, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

RBI unveils more measures to deepen trading in bond market

To boost trading in bonds, RBI Tuesday said it will gradually lower the ceiling on government securities that can be held-to-maturity (HTM) by banks to 22 percent, from 24 percent, beginning January.

Sep 30, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

RBI rule handicaps India's infrastructure hopes

A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ban on Indian banks buying new issues of infrastructure bonds has handicapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s chances of gathering billions of dollars needed for mega-projects through the bond market.

Sep 01, 2014, 08:53 AM IST

FIIs pour in Rs 13,000 cr in Indian bond market in Aug

Foreign investors were gross buyers of debt securities worth Rs 31,639 crore till August 22, and sellers to the tune of Rs 18,649 crore - a net inflow of Rs 12,990 crore (USD 2.14 billion), as per latest data.

Aug 24, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

FSLRC suggestions on regulators scope 'schizophrenic': Rajan

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday trashed the much talked about Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) and described one set of its recommendations as "somewhat schizophrenic".

Jun 17, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

Basel III: Analysts say banks may not hit bond markets in FY 2015

With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deferring the Basel III implementation deadline by a year to March, 2019, banks, especially the state-run lenders, may have to wait to understand investor appetite before issuing hybrid tier 1 bonds, say analysts.

Mar 30, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

FIIs invest Rs 5,000 cr in Indian equities in two weeks

FIIs also infused Rs 14,140 crore (USD 2.3 billion) in the debt market during the period.

Mar 16, 2014, 11:14 AM IST