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India lacks legal framework for public debt management: CAG

India lacks legal framework for public debt management: CAG

India should institute a legal framework clearly specifying the objectives of government borrowing and the public debt management strategy, official auditor CAG recommended on Tuesday.

RBI to conduct auction for state govt bonds worth Rs 4,815 crore

Eight state governments have offered to sell 10-year securities by way of auction.

EPFO to invest more in G-Secs for infra development:Dattatreya

EPFO to invest more in G-Secs for infra development:Dattatreya

Retirement fund body EPFO will park more funds in public sector bonds to boost government's infrastructure development programmes and continue to invest in equities, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

NSE to auction investments worth Rs 4,681 crore in govt debt

NSE to auction investments worth Rs 4,681 crore in govt debt

Leading bourse National Stock Exchange (NSE) will tomorrow auction investment limits for overseas investors for purchase of government debt securities worth Rs 4,681 crore

LIC invests Rs 1.5 trillion in G-Secs, crosses regulatory limits

LIC invests Rs 1.5 trillion in G-Secs, crosses regulatory limits

The nation's largest insurance company has so far invested over Rs 53,000 crore into equities this fiscal, Roy told reporters after launching LIC's digital initiative wherein a customer can buy, check and claim her policy online.

NTPC tax-free bonds oversubscribed 7.25 times

State-owned NTPC on Thursday said its tax-free bonds have been oversubscribed 7.25 times.

RBI, govt in talks to reset FII GSec investment limit in rupee

RBI Monday said it is in talks with the government to reset foreign institutional investment limit in government bonds in rupee terms.

WDM witnesses trade worth Rs 2,842.66 crore on NSE

WDM witnesses trade worth Rs 2,842.66 crore on NSE

The Wholesale Debt Market segment of the National Stock Exchange on Friday witnessed a total turnover of Rs 2,842.66 crore in 73 trades.

RBI favours for calculation of FII G-Secs limit in Rupee terms

RBI favours for calculation of FII G-Secs limit in Rupee terms

The Reserve Bank of India has suggested Finance Ministry to set limits for investment in government securities in domestic currency instead of dollar as it would provide more headroom for investment by FIIs.

WDM witnesses trade worth Rs 1,920.80 crore on NSE

The weighted yields on treasury bills maturing within 90 days was 7.81 percent, it was 7.78 percent for bills of 91-182 days tenure, and 7.80 percent for bills of 183-365 days' tenure.

WDM witnesses trade worth Rs 2,040.41 crore on NSE

The Wholesale Debt Market segment of the National Stock Exchange on Thursday witnessed a total turnover of Rs 2,040.41 crore in 59 trades.

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.

Exchanges allow T+2 bond settlements for foreign investors

Stock exchanges have allowed foreign investors to settle their trades in government securities on T+2 basis (two days after trade).

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.

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.

Banks can shift excess bonds from HTM thrice/year from 2015: RBI

The Reserve Bank Tuesday said banks can shift their excess bond holdings to trading portfolios from the held-to-maturity (HTM) basket thrice a year from 2015 to deepen government securities market.

RBI unveils more measures to deepen trading in bond market

To boost trading in bonds, RBI Tuesday said it will gradually lower the ceiling on government securities that can be held-to-maturity (HTM) by banks to 22 percent, from 24 percent, beginning January.

RBI revises guidelines on mortgage guarantee companies

The Reserve Bank on Saturday revised guidelines for mortgage guarantee companies and said that guarantees provided by them may be treated as contingent liabilities, for which credit conversion factor would be 50 percent.

RBI to cut down "pre-emptions" to spur efficiency

A day after he lowered SLR, the mandatory government bond holding requirements for banks, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said RBI is all for reducing "pre-emptions" over a longer horizon for more efficiency in the financial system.

Sebi tweaks investment cap for FPIs in G-Secs

Market regulator Sebi has tweaked the investment limits for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in government securities by increasing the threshold for general investors from USD 20 billion to USD 25 billion.