The government securities (G-Sec) closed mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling, while call money rates at the overnight money market ended higher here today on good demand from borrowing banks.
The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 gained to Rs 100.19 from Rs 100.1650 last Friday, while its yield inched down at 8.30 per cent from 8.31 per cent.
The 8.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2022 moved up to Rs 99.5850 from Rs 99.5625, while its yield held edged down 8.21 per cent from 8.22 per cent.
The 8.97 per cent G-sec maturing in 2030 went up to Rs 105.3150 from Rs 105.30, while its yield held steady at 8.39 per cent.
However, the 8.20 per cent G-sec maturing in 2025 dropped to Rs 99.23 from Rs 99.2975 previously, while its yield gained 8.30 per cent from 8.29 per cent.
The 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 slipped to Rs 99.78 from Rs 99.7850, while its yield held stable at 8.23 per cent.
The 8.83 per cent G-sec maturing in 2041 eased to Rs 104.35 from Rs 104.36, while its yield rose to 8.43 per cent from 8.42 per cent.
The overnight call money rate finished higher at 8.14 per cent from previous closing level of 8.08 per cent. It moved in a range of 8.14 per cent and 7.95 per cent.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility purchased securities worth Rs 1,064.85 billion in 39 bids at the three-days repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent, while sold securities worth Rs 0.15 billion in 1 bid at the 3-days reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 7 per cent in the evening auction.