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Debt market outlook: RBI coming out in support of Banks, NBFC creates bullish future for bond yields, say experts
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
RBI providing of Rs 80,000 crore liquidity support to banks and Repo Rate Government Bond yield gap coming down from 1.3 per cent to around 0.8 per cent is good for debt and government borrowings.
Auction for sale (re-issue) of Government Stocks: Here's what you need to know
Mon, May 27, 2019
The Ministry of Finance today said in a statement that the Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) government stocks.
What are government bonds? How to invest in Government Securities, key features, advantages explained
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
Government Securities (G-Sec) are issued in the primary market through auctions conducted by Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Rolling world stock sell-off runs to $4 trillion
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
Wall Street futures offer a chink of light as they turned higher but commodities suffered too, with oil and metals all tumbling backwards as what had been one of their best starts to a year also soured rapidly.
RBI not in talks with government on bond buys
Fri, Feb 02, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India is not in talks with the government currently to conduct open market purchases of government bonds, a source familiar with the central bank`s thinking said, denying a media report that the central bank might consider such steps to boost the debt market.
Planning retirement? This is how life cycle funds can help you
Tue, Dec 26, 2017
n aptly chosen life cycle fund can be made more conservative by selling the stocks after retirement. By purchasing more fixed income investment the risk of earlier investments can be reduced and thus the fund would be more suitable for lifestyle.
RBI raises foreign investment limits in bonds, tweaks rules
Mon, Jul 03, 2017
As part of its occasional changes to investment rules, the RBI also said 75 percent of the future increases in limits for foreign investors will be allocated to the "long-term" category and 25 percent for "general."
LIC earns total investment income of Rs 1.80 lakh crore in FY17
Sun, May 21, 2017
LIC has earned a total investment income of Rs 1,80,117 crore in FY17 through investment in government bonds and state development loans, interest, corporate bond interest, dividend income and profits on sale of equity.
NSE to auction investment limits for Rs 22,171 crore govt bonds
Fri, Nov 25, 2016
In an online auction conducted early this month on November 7, the government debt securities had attracted bids worth Rs 10,439 crore from foreign investors against Rs 12,715 crore on offer.
BOJ adopts long-term interest rates target; sets yield curve control
Wed, Sep 21, 2016
The BOJ maintained the 0.1% negative interest rate it applies to some of the excess reserves that financial institutions park with the central bank.