RBI has 300 billion rupee auction test after rejecting bids
The RBI on Thursday chose not to accept any bonds at a 100 billion rupee auction, which traders said was an indication that the central bank didn’t want to signal it will accept yields rising much further.
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Hide and seek over bond yield as inflation holds sway over interest rate
Even after RBI announced a series of measures, investors remain disinterested as most of the primary auction purchases worth Rs 6 lakh crore in the current financial of the year are now in losses.
RBI devolves benchmark bonds for the 4th time in two months
Bond houses took about Rs 17,864 crore worth of unsold benchmark papers on their books after the central bank did not accept higher yield bids that traders sought in the primary bond sale Friday.
Indian bond yields plunge on RBI stability measures
The RBI on Monday announced new measures to maintain stability in the financial system during the coronavirus pandemic, including two more tranches of special OMOs in its 'Operation Twist' and some easing of held-to-maturity (HTM) limits for bond holdings by banks.
The cost of funds: Where slippage is more than welcome
India’s central bank faces the tough ask of restraining inflation and driving down yields for the only economic segment that can expand its balance sheet – the government.
India bonds climb as RBI resumes Operation Twist to cool yields
Yields on 5.79% 2030 bonds slid seven basis points to 6.16% after the announcement.
RBI sends signal to traders that bond yields may head higher
The Reserve Bank of India sold a 30-year bond on Friday at a cutoff yield of 6.7596%, versus the 6.65% estimated in a Bloomberg survey.
Bonds remain unsold at RBI auction for third time in 4 weeks
Bond houses took about Rs 17,970 crore worth of unsold papers on their books as Mint Road did not oblige elevated yields that traders sought in the primary bond sale Friday. The central bank accepted just one competitive bid of Rs 25 crore at 6.02 percent.
Stagflation risks spill over to bond markets: Report
The 10-year G-sec yields have climbed up rapidly by 35 basis points (bps) over the last three weeks, while the July inflation print is 50 bps above the upper end of the Reserve Bank's tolerance level, thus virtually closing the rate cut window in the medium term.
Bond yields in India creeping back to 6% as RBI goes silent
The central bank may be trying to increase the attraction of sovereign debt by letting yields rise, according to PNB Gilts Ltd. The benchmark 10-year bond yield advanced to 5.97% on Wednesday, the highest since May.
Bond yields harden as rate cut chances dim
The five-year paper Monday yielded 5.13 percent compared with 4.97 percent last Wednesday, a day before the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) bi-monthly policy.
Why are FPIs dumping record India bonds
While day traders expect more RBI intervention to check rising yields, the central bank is cautious about the inflationary impact in a banking system with surplus liquidity of more than Rs 4 lakh crore.
How long can low spreads between G-Sec and corporate bonds sustain?
Corporate bond yields have outperformed those of government securities by a decent margin over the past five months after the introduction of TLTRO (targeted long-term repo operation) by RBI.