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Govt to launch 40-year bonds in first half of FY2016

The government is planning to introduce long-term bonds of 40 years maturity in the first half of the current fiscal with small issuance size.

BSE to auction govt bonds worth Rs 893 crore for FIIs

Investment limits for government debt securities worth Rs 893 crore will be auctioned on the BSE on Monday as over 99 percent of permitted investment levels for overseas investors have been exhausted.

RBI says foreigners can reinvest govt bond coupons on entire $30 bn

Reserve Bank of India said foreign investors can re-invest coupons of government bonds on the entire $30 billion limit, effective immediately.

FII bids exceed about 4-time for Rs 1,488 cr govt bond auction

Foreign investors Monday put in bids worth Rs 5,664 crore for government bonds, nearly four times more than debt securities of Rs 1,488 crore put on auction.

India starts to develop yield curve as trading shifts from 10-year bonds

Government bond markets are experiencing a rare sight: a yield curve driven by strong investor buying in maturities other than the traditional benchmark 10-year government bond.

Foreign investors put in bids worth Rs 5K cr for govt bonds

In a strong show of interest by foreign investors, the government bond auction on Thursday attracted bids worth Rs 4,963 crore, higher than the amount of such securities on offer at Rs 3,117 crore.

RBI to sell govt securities worth Rs 15,000 crore on Friday

The Reserve Bank will sell dated government securities worth Rs 15,000 crore in four tranches on Friday, RBI said.

Bond yield rises over 9% as rupee hits 68.85 Vs dollar

The 10-year benchmark government bond yield rose to over 9 percent for the second time in less than 10 days on concerns RBI may announce more steps to stem the fall in rupee, which fell to a new life-time low.

Option open for a sovereign bond issue: FinMin

With rupee continuing to be a worrying factor for the economy, Government Monday said the first sovereign bond issue in 12 years was an option before it to tackle forex volatility.