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Government Securities
Business  /  Published 23.02.21

Short-selling in bonds adds to woes

The RBI continues to struggle to put a cap on rising bond yields with the rates on the 10-year paper refusing to come down below 6 per cent, a phenomenon that has been compounded by two factors &mdash...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 16.02.21

Operation Twist to check yields

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday announced another “Operation Twist’’ or the simultaneous purchase and sale of government bonds worth Rs 10,000 crore each as it looks to tam...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 09.02.21

RBI cools down yields

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday rushed to cool down bond yields by announcing a Rs 20,000-crore open market operation (OMO) to buy government securities. Yields had climbed above 6 per cent...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 06.02.21

Retail access to G-Secs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday allowed retail investors to directly buy government debt or G-Secs, the first in Asia to allow direct purchases and among the very few globally. While the mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 22.08.20

G-Sec yields harden

Yields on the benchmark 10-year bond on Friday breached the 6 per cent mark as elevated retail inflation led to concerns that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will continue with its pause on interest r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

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Business  /  Published 29.12.18

Payment banks need time to grow up: RBI

Payment banks in the country will need some more time to book a profit even as they expand their customer base, the RBI says in its report on banking trends in 2017-18.In 2015, the central bank had gi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 05.02.19

Off-budget drill to mend gap

RollbackThe government‚Äôs move to raise more borrowings amounts to a rollback of its decision in September 2018 to cut borrowings in the second half of the year (October-March) to Rs 248,000 crore ‚Ä...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.07.19

Prop for corporate loans

The Reserve Bank is expected to come out with a report next month to facilitate the development of the secondary market for corporate loans. The central bank had set up a task force to suggest policie...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Monetisation of fiscal deficit signal

The second round of Operation Twist ‚ÄĒ where the Reserve Bank of India sells short-duration instruments and buys long-dated securities in an effort to wring bond yields ‚ÄĒ is being read as a sign th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 16.07.19

Bond yields hit new lows

The interest rates, or yields, on government securities on Tuesday dropped to two-and-half-year lows on expectations of more rate cuts from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) amid a higher demand from fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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