INDIAN BANK BONDS
NSE Indices launches Nifty Bharat Bond Series
The indices will have a base date of November 29, 2019 and a base value of 1,000.
Bond yields down, but only for top-rated companies
“There is a paradox in the bond market,” said Pratapsingh Nathani, Beacon Trusteeship.
Bharat Bond ETF gets cabinet nod
Bharat Bond ETF is expected to create an additional source of funding for Central Public Sector Undertakings...
Payment banks can convert into small finance banks after 5 years
A minimum Rs 200 crore net worth is needed for the license of small finance bank, RBI said.
Bonds drop most in two months on RBI's surprise rate pause
The central bank so far delivered 135 basis points of easing in five moves this year.
Time for RBI to take unconventional measures, says bond manager
The central bank should look to pull down long-term yields, says Suyash Choudhary.
Indian government's loan bonanza seen a temporary salve and a long-term pain
Reviving a practice not used in three decades, India's government in September ordered state-run banks to hold more than 400 loan "melas" or fairs across the country over the following month - a measure aimed at boosting economic growth at six-year lows and lending growth at its weakest in three years.
Bond ETF comes at right time; investors shifting to index-based products globally: Jason Giordano, S&P DJI
Move to generate more participation and grow debt market, says Jason Giordano of S&P DJI.
Cabinet approves launch of Bharat Bond ETF
Bharat Bond ETF will be the first corporate ETF bond to be launched in India. The details of companies in the ETF will be finalised later.
Debt ETF an opportunity for retail investors to invest in quality PSU bonds: Experts
The New Fund Offer (NFO) of this ETF is expected be to launched during December itself.
What’s in it for you: 10 things to know about bond ETFs
The Bharat Bond ETF aims to provide funds to CPSEs and other government organizations.
Globalise bond market, ease access: Global asset managers tell Modi govt
The respondents felt Indian corporate bond market requires greater depth.
Government borrowing may rise after RBI paused
The Overnight Interest Rate Swap (OIS) with one-year maturity, a derivative gauge where investors exchange fixed rates for floating, surged 24 basis points to 5.26%, suggesting that traders do not expect any rate reduction for now. The repo rate, or the rate at which banks access funds from the lender of last resort, remained at 5.15%.
Bharat Bond ETF is coming soon. What’s in it for mutual fund investors?
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced today that the cabinet has approved the launch of Bharat Bond ETF.
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