Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of www.investorsareidiots.com . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.
The 1997 IIB issuance was in the form of Capital Index Bond (CIB), where only the principal repayment was indexed to inflation. The current CIB version of IIBs will protect interest payment as well as principal repayment from inflation. #CPI#Inflation-Indexed Bonds#PersonalFinance#WPI
In a falling bond yield environment the best investments are in bonds and as a result of expected fall in interest rates, more and more investors are flocking to fixed income securities directly and indirectly. #Bonds#Fixed income#Rate cut#RBI