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'Govt enhancing limits for FII investment in debt segment'

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 18:15

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.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 18:36

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.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 22:50

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.

Foreign investment in government securities and corporate bonds rationalised

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 13:59

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.

RBI rationalises FII investment in bonds, removes sub-limits

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 20:50

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.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 22:27

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

Bonds ends mixed, call rate remains higher

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 19:38

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.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 23:09

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

RBI launches online platform for trading in G-secs

Last Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012, 18:06

The Reserve Bank has introduced Internet-based platform for trading in secondary market of government securities for gilt account holders.

Mechanism to bring EC, SECs discussed

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 20:48

The Administrative Reforms Commission had recommended that the EC and the SECs be brought on a common platform.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 00:53

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.