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US 10-year benchmark bond yields rose by 5 bps, Federal Reserve in its March policy meeting raised interest rates by 25 bps to 1.5%-1.75%. Federal Reserve raised its economic forec[...]
The long end of the G-sec curve spread with the 10-year G-sec largely fell by 1-5 bps on weekly basis. The short end of the curve spread with 10-year G-sec rose by 3-4 bps on weekl[...]
As on February 2018, 3 months,6 months,12 months NBFC CP yields were at 8%,8.05% and 8.20% levels respectively, yields have come down by 75 bps,40 bps, 40 bps respectively. As on 1[...]
USD ended the week lower last week amid global trade tensions and U.S. political turmoil. The USD came under additional selling pressure after the release of weak U.S. economic dat[...]
State government borrowings are rising and rising fast. India’s state government borrowing at over Rs 4.07 trillion in fiscal 2017-18, is around 22% of total SDLs outstanding as of[...]
Week ahead, the most important data in US will be most important events will be the Fed monetary policy decision and PMI levels. Market participants will also be watching for BoE m[...]
US 10-year benchmark bond yields fell by 8 bps after rising to 2.92%, which was the highest level seen since January 2014. 10 year UST yields rose after CPI printed at 2.2% in Febr[...]
Recently released economic data suggests that the Indian economy is growing at a moderate pace and is not sharply raising inflation expectations. February 2018 CPI inflation at 4.4[...]
Three of the “Big Four” Central Banks, Feb,ECB and BOJ, are slowly starting to converge on the agenda of accommodation removal.  PBOC, the  has it own agenda of cleanin[...]
The long end of the G-sec curve spread with the 10-year G-sec rose by 6-13 bps on weekly basis. The short end of the curve spread with 10-year G-sec fell by 5-9 bps on weekly basis[...]
As on December 2017 Commercial Banks holding of Central Government Dated Securities stood at 41.4% of total outstanding. G-sec exposure has risen by Rs 1 trillion in the third quar[...]
RBI is adding Rs 1 trillion through repo and term repo auctions to keep liquidity easy in the system in March. Liquidity tightened on the back of government cash balances and advan[...]
Week ahead, the most important data in US will be inflation rate, retail trade, industrial production, housing data and the preliminary reading of Michigan consumer sentiment.  Mar[...]
Bond yields fell from highs last week as markets took profits from shorts. The market was in an oversold position with 10 year benchmark government bond yields rising by around 50b[...]
USD ended the week higher last week on better that expected U.S. monthly jobs report and Trump’s flexibility on U.S. tariffs. However, the gain in USD was limited despite strong jo[...]
US 10-year benchmark bond yields rose by 1 bps after President Donald Trump, Chief economic advisor Gary Cohn resigned, Cohn resigned after Trump announced tariffs on steel and alu[...]
Weak market sentiment coupled with thin trading volumes saw traders shorting the 10 year Gsec. Bond markets are hit with multiple worries of INR depreciation on global risk aversio[...]
Fixed Income Growth Portfolio (FIGP) We have constructed two FIGP portfolios, one with fixed income securities and one with mutual fund fixed income schemes. Since inception on 29t[...]
Certificate of Deposits (CD) outstanding amount was at Rs 1711 billion as on February 2018, which has doubled in the last six months. CD outstanding was at Rs 824 billion in Septem[...]
Investors who have bought perpetual bonds of Banks that could recall the bonds due to their NPA issues can see either a positive or a negative impact, depending on the price at whi[...]