Government bonds

Govt to make additional borrowing of Rs 36,000 in current fiscal

As per the calender issued previously, the last tranche for borrowing through government bonds was to complete in the week ending March 8, 2019.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Reduce number, weight of government mandates for PSBs: Rajan

He further said public sector banks still not adequately professionalised and there is a need to substantially improve risk management.

Dec 14, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

RBI to inject Rs 36,000 crore into system in October

The auctions to purchase government bonds as part of the Open Market Operations (OMO) to manage liquidity in the system will be conducted in the second, third and fourth week of October.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 3,000-cr govt bonds

The auction quota gives overseas investors the right to invest in debt up to the stipulated limit.

Dec 15, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 4,000-cr govt bonds

The debt auction quota gives overseas investors the right to invest in the debt up to the limit purchased.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

NSE to launch 13-yr govt bond futures today

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will on Tuesday introduce new interest rate futures (IRF) contracts on 13 year government bonds maturing in 2029.

Jan 10, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 12,700 cr govt bonds on Monday

Leading stock exchange BSE will on Monday auction investment limits for overseas investors for purchase of government debt securities worth over Rs 12,700 crore.

Nov 04, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

Govt bonds decline on selling pressure, call rates decline

Government bonds (G-Secs) declined on selling pressure from banks and corporates and the Interbank call rates also turned lower due to lack of demand from borrowing banks amidst ample liquidity situation in the banking system.

Nov 03, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

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

Apr 08, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

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.

Apr 04, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

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.


Mar 29, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

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).

Mar 07, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

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.

Feb 02, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

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

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

Nov 23, 2015, 08:58 AM IST