G-secs

Interest rate for small saving schemes may remain unchanged for July-Sept quarter

Interest rate for small saving schemes may remain unchanged for July-Sept quarter

The government is likely to keep the interest rates on small savings schemes for the July-October quarter unchanged as inflation is seen going up and prices of vegetables and pulses have gone up. 

Jun 20, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

Fitch withdraws rating on India's G-Secs; affirms 'BBB-' grade

Fitch on Friday affirmed its 'BBB-' rating, indicating investment grade, while withdrawing all of issue ratings assigned to the government's unsecured debt following recent regulatory changes by Sebi.

May 29, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Bonds surge, call rates end lower

The overnight call money rates ended lower at 7.60 percent from yesterday's closing level of 7.65 percent. It moved in a range of 8.20 percent and 7.05 percent.

May 28, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Bonds drop, call rates end slightly higher

Government bonds (G-Secs) dropped further on sustained selling pressure from banks and corporates while the overnight call money rate ended higher at the money market due to good demand from borrowing banks amid tight liquidity in the banking system.

May 26, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Bonds decline, call rates end lower

The 8.40% government security maturing in 2024 slipped to Rs 102.90 from Rs 102.9525 previously, while its yield move-up to 7.95% from 7.94%.

May 15, 2015, 20:10 PM IST
RBI may hike FII investment in G-secs by $5 bn post-Budget

RBI may hike FII investment in G-secs by $5 bn post-Budget

Currently, overseas investors have exhausted their investment limit of USD 30 billion in government securities.

Feb 08, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

RBI may hike FII investment in G-secs by USD 5 bn post-Budget

The Reserve Bank is likely to increase the investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in government securities by USD 5 billion, once the Budget is announced, says a report.

Feb 08, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Bonds slip, call rates end lower

The 8.40 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2024 dropped to Rs 103.4425 from Rs 103.61 previously, while its yield rose to 7.88 per cent from 7.86 per cent.

Jan 01, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Gilt investment cap for FIIs would be raised in due course: RBI

Seeking to assuage foreign investors' concerns on caps in government bonds, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said there is a roadmap for expansion but appetite of foreign investors will not be a deciding factor.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

RBI considering G-secs settlement through Euroclear

The Reserve Bank is working towards allowing settlement of government bonds in the international systems like the Euroclear, Deputy Governor H R Khan said Wednesday.

Oct 08, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

Govt trims annual borrowing target by Rs 8,000 cr

With this, the borrowing by way of dated securities (G-secs) for the entire fiscal will total Rs 5.92 lakh crore as against the Budget Estimate (BE) of Rs 6 lakh crore.

Sep 26, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

'Govt enhancing limits for FII investment in debt segment'

The government has been enhancing quantitative limits for FII investments in debt segment, including government securities (G-Secs) to help develop rupee debt markets, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

SEBI to auction Rs 42,022 cr worth govt bonds for FIIs

Market regulator SEBI will conduct on Thursday an auction for grant of investment limits to foreign investors in government debt securities worth over Rs 42,000 crore -- the biggest sale of G-Secs so far this year.

Jun 19, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Yields to remain at around 8% this week on liquidity deficit

Yield on the 10-year benchmark bonds, which breached 8 percent mark intra-day, is likely to be in the 7.96-7.99 range rest of the week on concerns over liquidity deficit, treasury officials said Tuesday.

Apr 02, 2013, 22:50 PM IST

Foreign investment in government securities and corporate bonds rationalised

The Central Government in consultation with RBI and SEBI has been progressively liberalizing or rationalizing the scheme for foreign investment in G-Secs and corporate bonds.

Apr 02, 2013, 13:59 PM IST

RBI rationalises FII investment in bonds, removes sub-limits

The Reserve Bank Monday announced rationalisation of FII investment in bonds, including G-Secs, by doing away with various categories, a step to attract more foreign inflows to fund widening current account deficit.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

FIIs can offer G-secs, corp bonds as collateral in F&O segment

However, in the cash segment, FIIs can use their investment in corporate bonds as collateral other than already permitted collaterals.

Mar 14, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

Bonds ends mixed, call rate remains higher

The 8.33 percent G-Sec maturing in 2026 gained to Rs 100.19 from Rs 100.1650 last Friday, while its yield inched down at 8.30 percent from 8.31 percent.

Nov 12, 2012, 19:38 PM IST

RBI panel for increasing investment limit for FIIs in G-Secs

An RBI working group has suggested that investment limit for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in government securities should be increased gradually.

Aug 14, 2012, 23:09 PM IST

FII limit for purchase of G-secs to be raised soon: Finmin

The government is likely to soon increase the purchase limit of government securities by the Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs), a move that will help it meet the enhanced market borrowing target without hurting liquidity position in the system.

Oct 18, 2011, 00:53 AM IST