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BOJ overhauls policy focus, sets target for government bond yields

BOJ overhauls policy focus, sets target for government bond yields

The Bank of Japan made an abrupt shift on Wednesday to targeting interest rates on government bonds to achieve its elusive inflation target, after years of massive money printing failed to jolt the economy out of decades-long stagnation.

Small Savings Shocker! Rates may be slashed again

Small Savings Shocker! Rates may be slashed again

Interest rates on these schemes may be slashed again in the coming few quarters with yileds on the government bonds coming down

Govt bonds oversubscribed; FPIs bid worth Rs 8,541-crore

Foreign investors continue to remain positive on the Indian government debt as a debt auction Monday attracted bids of Rs 8,541 crore (USD 1.3 billion) against securities worth Rs 6,096 crore put on offer.

RBI provides details for new foreign investment limits in debt

RBI provides details for new foreign investment limits in debt

The Reserve Bank of India said foreign investors will be allowed to buy up to Rs 275 billion (USD 4.13 billion) in additional sovereign debt starting next month, as part of its previously announced plan to allow increased overseas investments.

 

European Bank for reconstruction, development issues ''Masala Bonds''

European Bank for reconstruction, development issues ''Masala Bonds''

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development issued the sixth rupee or `Masala Bond` at the London Stock Exchange today. The bonds are likely to raise five billion rupees (USD 73.9 million).

Govt bonds oversubscribed; FPIs bid worth Rs 3,448 crore

An auction of government debt Monday attracted bids of a whopping Rs 3,448 crore from foreign investors, higher than securities put on offer, indicating a robust demand for such securities.

Govt to repurchase bonds worth Rs 20,000 cr on Thursday

Govt to repurchase bonds worth Rs 20,000 cr on Thursday

The repurchase of bonds of 2016 series worth Rs 20,000 crore will be done through reverse auction by utilising the government's surplus cash balance, it said, adding that the auction would take place between 1030-1200 hours on February 4.

Govt bonds over-subscribed; FPIs bid worth Rs 7,093 crore

Govt bonds over-subscribed; FPIs bid worth Rs 7,093 crore

Signalling robust demand for the government bonds, an auction of debt securities Monday attracted bids of staggering Rs 7,093 crore from foreign investors, more than double than securities put on offer.

RBI's tricky strategy to ease market's pre-Fed jitters

RBI's tricky strategy to ease market's pre-Fed jitters

RBI is engaging in a tricky balancing act with bond yields, playing cautious that a hike in US rates in December may play havoc with the domestic bond market.

Bourses to launch new govt bond futures on Friday

Bourses to launch new govt bond futures on Friday

Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will introduce new interest rate futures (IRF) contracts on Friday based on the government bonds maturing in 2023 and 2029.

Govt bonds oversubscribed, FPIs put in bids worth Rs 521 crore

Govt bonds oversubscribed, FPIs put in bids worth Rs 521 crore

Signalling robust demand for government bonds, an auction of debt securities Monday received bids worth Rs 521 crore, higher than securities to the tune of Rs 332 crore put on offer, from foreign investors.

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 332 crore govt bonds today

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 332 crore govt bonds today

The auction will be conducted on BSE's ebidxchange platform.

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 332-cr govt bonds

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 332-cr govt bonds

The auction will be conducted on BSE's ebidxchange platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hours after the close of market hours on November 23, the exchange said in a circular.

Govt bonds over-subscribed; FPIs put in bids worth Rs 1,678-cr

Signalling robust demand for government bonds, an auction of debt securities Monday received bids worth Rs 1,678 crore -- almost double of the securities put on offer -- from foreign investors.

NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 852 cr govt bonds

Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) will Monday auction investment limits for foreign investors to buy government debt securities worth Rs 852 crore.

India lowers exposure to US government bonds

India lowers exposure to US government bonds

India further trimmed its holdings of the US government securities to USD 115.6 billion in August amid continuing global economic uncertainties.

FPIs lap up govt bonds worth Rs 15,000 crore after new limits

FPIs lap up govt bonds worth Rs 15,000 crore after new limits

Showing a greater interest in government debt securities and bonds after RBI and Sebi raised the investment limits, Foreign Portfolio Investors have lapped up nearly Rs 15,000 crore  

 

FPI framework to alleviate 'hot money' outflows issues: Report

The new framework on foreign portfolio investment limits in government bonds will deepen the market and also reduce 'hot money' outflow concerns in case of resurgence of global volatility, according to a report.

Govt bonds over-subscribed; FPIs put in bids worth Rs 17,266 cr

Govt bonds over-subscribed; FPIs put in bids worth Rs 17,266 cr

Signalling robust demand for government bonds, an auction of debt securities Monday attracted bids of staggering Rs 17,266 crore from foreign investors -- three times higher than securities put on offer.

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 5,600-cr govt bonds

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 5,600-cr govt bonds

Leading bourse BSE, will on Monday, auction investment limits for foreign investors to buy government debt securities worth Rs 5,600 crore.