Bonds

$14 Billion Outflow As Global Investors Dump Indian Bonds Like Never Before

$14 Billion Outflow As Global Investors Dump Indian Bonds Like Never Before

Kartik Goyal, Bloomberg | Friday December 18, 2020

The country's failure thus far to join China in global debt indexes is adding to investor concerns about meager inflation-adjusted yields and a widening fiscal deficit.

Rs 200-Crore Lucknow Municipal Bonds Listed on BSE In A First For UP

Rs 200-Crore Lucknow Municipal Bonds Listed on BSE In A First For UP

Edited by Nirmalya Sen | Wednesday December 02, 2020

The bond has received 21 bids and has been oversubscribed by 4.5 times

India's Pursuit Of Global Investors Hits Turbulence

India's Pursuit Of Global Investors Hits Turbulence

Reuters | Friday June 19, 2020, London

Policymakers have been talking about opening up the country's financial sector and internationalising the use of the rupee for more than a decade, with little progress.

Coronavirus Pandemic Could Fuel Demand For Diaspora Bonds: World Bank

Coronavirus Pandemic Could Fuel Demand For Diaspora Bonds: World Bank

Reuters | Saturday April 25, 2020, Washington/London

World Bank officials on Friday warned that developing economies could suffer close to a 3 per cent decline in economic output if consumption and investment do not rebound quickly after the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Lockdown May Hurt Government's Plan to Sell Record Bonds

Coronavirus Lockdown May Hurt Government's Plan to Sell Record Bonds

Kartik Goyal and Suvashree Ghosh, Bloomberg | Wednesday April 01, 2020

The government on Tuesday said it will sell Rs 4.88 lakh crore ($64.5 billion) of bonds in the six months to September. While the number is less than what the market expected, the auctions may get fewer bids as the crackdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus forces traders and bankers to stay indoors.

Coronavirus Crisis: RBI May Soon Allow Repurchase Ops In Corporate Bonds, Says Report

Coronavirus Crisis: RBI May Soon Allow Repurchase Ops In Corporate Bonds, Says Report

Reuters | Monday March 23, 2020, Mumbai/New Delhi

The RBI has pledged its readiness to take necessary action to ensure financial system stability, but for now it has refrained from cutting interest rates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced setting up of a task force under Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to help businesses already facing strain due to the pandemic.

Select Government Bonds To Be A Part Of Global Indices Shortly: Economic Secretary

Select Government Bonds To Be A Part Of Global Indices Shortly: Economic Secretary

Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 03, 2020, New Delhi

"Certain specified categories of government securities would be opened fully for non-resident investors, apart from being available to domestic investors," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced in the Budget.

Budget 2020: Bonds Poised To Rally As Fiscal Deficit Targets Meet Expectations

Budget 2020: Bonds Poised To Rally As Fiscal Deficit Targets Meet Expectations

Reuters | Sunday February 02, 2020, New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman outlined a multi-billion dollar package for farm and infrastructure spending in the budget for 2020-21, but the stimulus fell short of market expectations and stocks slumped during a special trading session on Saturday.

RBI To Simultaneously Buy, Sell Bonds To Curb Yields

RBI To Simultaneously Buy, Sell Bonds To Curb Yields

Reuters | Saturday December 21, 2019, Mumbai

The RBI said it had decided to conduct the special OMO after reviewing the liquidity and market situation and assessing financial conditions.