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Invest in G-sec directly now; NSE's new feature on goBID app makes it possible
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Through this platform, retail investors can place orders under the non-competitive bidding facility permitted by the Reserve Bank of India for retail investors, the NSE said in a release.
CPSE debt ETF to offer interest rate higher than govt securities
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
The CPSE debt ETF announced in the Budget this month is likely to give higher interest rate to investors than offered by Government Securities (G-Secs), a senior finance ministry official said.
Govt borrowings not necessarily reflect fiscal deficit, says Economic survey
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
India's fiscal deficit stands at Rs 6,12,105 crore in just eight months of FY18, overshooting the budgeted estimate (BE) by 112% for the current financial year.
RBI concerned over banks' rising exposure to sovereign bonds
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Share of commercial banks in outstanding G-Sec was around 40%, while investment of SCBs in these bonds was about 82% of total investment by end of FY17.
9 things to watch out for before RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy
Thu, Apr 06, 2017
RBI's repo and reverse repo rates are kept unchanged at 6.25% and 5.75% respectively, where it has been since October 2016. Marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and bank rate at 6.75% each.
Should you invest in REITs; here are key reasons
Tue, Apr 04, 2017
India is expected to witness listing of its first REIT by the end of 2017 or early 2018, but should you invest in this investment instrument and how beneficial it is?
What is long-term capital gains tax and why markets fell 1% even after Jaitley clarified PM Modi's comments
Mon, Dec 26, 2016
India's key equity indices opened up lower in morning trade on Monday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hinted at increase in taxes on income from stock markets during his speech in Maharashtra. BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty lost over 1% in the morning trade on Monday.
Treasury gains may support Indian banks to compensate asset quality
Mon, Dec 12, 2016
Nitin Aggarwal and Renish Patel analysts of Antique Stock Broking firm said, “Treasury gains will add upto 6% in operating earnings of major public sector undertakings (PSU) banks over second half of current fiscal year (2HFY17), assuming 50 basis point reduction in interest rate across yield curve.”
Government dated securities takes gross borrowings to 56.8% of Budget Estimates
Mon, Nov 28, 2016
The panel said, “Liquidity conditions in the economy remained comfortable and in surplus mode during the quarter.”
Govt to sell four dated securities for Rs 15,000 crore on Friday
Mon, Nov 07, 2016
Ind-Ra further said the 10-year G-sec yield could trade at 6.78-6.89% (6.82% at close on November 4).
'Rate cut' or 'No rate cut': Factors surrounding this monetary policy
Tue, Oct 04, 2016
Kavita Chacko, economist of Care Ratings said,"Based on these considerations we feel that there is 70% chance of no change in rates as the RBI may like to get more clarity on the above issues and a couple of more data points would help to be certain."