RBI allows direct investment in government securities - Know about government securities, process of investing via goBID and more
The interested individuals who are looking for investment can invest in government securities. The interested investors can easily do this with the help of the goBID app.
Invest in Government Securities: The interested individuals who are looking for investment can invest in government securities. The interested investors can easily do this with the help of the goBID app. The interested individuals can login to the official website of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) at nseindia.com.
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What are Government securities?
Now, one must be aware of what is are Government securities. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has recently tweeted from its official Twitter handle regarding government securities. It said that the government of India securities are issued by the primary market through auctions conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). An investor, depending upon the eligibility, may bid in an auction under Competitive Bidding or Non-Competitive Bidding.
It must also be noted that the institutional investors like banks, financial institutions, primary dealers, mutual funds and insurance companies are generally eligible to make competitive bids.
How to register on goBID?
In order to invest in government securities, the interested investors can login to the NSE goBID app for registration. For registration, one has to remember certain important points. They are as follows:
1) To register on this portal, trading members should log-in from their existing Admin user of e-IPO platform
2) Then go to 'Misc > NCB Direct Investor' tab and accept terms and conditions
3) Retail investors of only registered trading members will be able to use the mobile app/web-based platforms
4) Registered trading members will be responsible for bids entered by their investors and also entitled for any incentives circular issued by Exchange/Clearing Corporation from time to time
How to invest?
Now, in order to invest in government securities, an individual will have to follow some simple steps. They are as follows:
Step 1: In the first place, an investor will have to sign up and register on the NSE goBID platform
Step 2: Then one can place a bid - One has to select T-Bill/Bond available for subscription
Step 3: Now, one needs to make online payment from bank account which is linked to the demat account
Step 4: Finally, one will receive the bonds directly in the demat account andrefund if any in bank account
In case of any further queries, the interested individuals can login to the official NSE website at nseindia.com.