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10-year benchmark govt security rises on rate cut hope

The benchmark 8.40 percent-2024 bond closed at Rs 103.2175 or at a yield of 7.8981 percent today as against Friday's close of Rs 102.90 or 7.9465 percent.

RBI permits banks to re-issue G-Sec under repo window

The Reserve Bank on Thursday permitted banks and other market participants to re-issue government securities with the objective of developing the term repo or money market.

Spike in govt bond yield temporary, may soften soon: FM

Finance Minister P Chidambaram Tuesday expressed optimism that the spike in government bond yields will come down soon as he feels the recent rally in temporary.

Steps to broaden G-secs market in coming weeks: Rajan

To broaden financial markets, the Reserve Bank will unveil steps to improve the liquidity and depth of government securities market in the coming weeks.

Lifting cap on FII holdings in G-secs can net $40 b: Report

At a time when the government and RBI are working overtime to boost dollar inflows, a report today said lifting the cap on FII exposure in government bonds can net in around USD 40 billion over the next one year.

Govt bonds turn bearish, call rate ends higher

The Government securities (G-Sec) traded bearish on selling pressure from banks and corporates, while the call money rates ended higher at the overnight call money market here Wednesday due to good demand from borrowing banks.

Government bonds turn bearish, call rate steady

The government securities (G-Sec) traded bearish on selling pressure from banks and corporates, while the call money rates also ended steady at the overnight call money market here Monday demand from borrowing banks matched supplies.

Bonds maintain uptrend, call rates ends lower

The Government securities (G-Sec) maintained its uptrend on persistent demand from banks and corporates, while the call money rates also finished lower at the overnight call money market here on Tuesday due to lack of demand from borrowing banks.

'Yield on 10 year G-Sec to ease next year on rate cut hopes'

The yield on 10-year government securities is likely to soften next year on possible easing of monetary policy by the Reserve Bank along with fiscal reforms measures announced recently by the government, bank treasury officials have said.

Yield on 10-year G-Sec to remain range-bound in near-term

The 10-year benchmark G-sec closed at 8.24 percent on Friday, which is five basis points higher than the previous session close of 8.19 percent after the GDP data for Q1 was released along with the fiscal deficit data.

RBI extends short sale of G-Sec to 3 months

Short selling means selling securities which are not owned by the seller at the time of selling in order to buy it at lower prices later.