Bonds surge, call rate remains stable

Jul 24 2014, 19:20 IST
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The overnight call money rates ended stable at 9.00 per cent.It moved in a range of 9.25 per cent and 8.50 per cent.(Reuters) The overnight call money rates ended stable at 9.00 per cent.It moved in a range of 9.25 per cent and 8.50 per cent.(Reuters)
SummaryThe 8.83 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2023 gained to Rs 101.1250 from Rs 101.0450, while its yield edged-down to 8.65 per cent.

The government bonds (G-Sec) continued to surge further on consistent buying support from banks and corporates, while call rate ended stable at the overnight call money market on alternate bouts of buying and selling.

The 8.83 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2023 gained to Rs 101.1250 from Rs 101.0450, while its yield edged-down to 8.65 per cent from 8.66 per cent.

The 8.60 per cent government security maturing in 2028 gained to Rs 100.47 from Rs 100.44, while its yield eased to 8.54 per cent from 8.50 per cent.

The 8.12 per cent government security maturing in 2020 rose to Rs 97.9150 from Rs 97.7250, while its yield moved down to 8.55 per cent from 8.59 per cent.

The 8.27 per cent government security maturing in 2020, the 7.28 per cent government security maturing in 2019 and the 8.35 per cent government security maturing in 2022 were also quoted higher at Rs 99.40, Rs 95.5050 and Rs 98.41, respectively.

The overnight call money rates ended stable at 9.00 per cent.It moved in a range of 9.25 per cent and 8.50 per cent.

Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF), purchased securities worth Rs 225.89 billion in 60-bids at the 1-day repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent today morning, while it sold securities worth Rs 7.25 billion from 8-bids at the 1-day reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 7.00 per cent last evening.

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