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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI announces reduced trading timings for government bond, forex markets from 7 April
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI announces reduced trading timings for government bond, forex markets from 7 April

The coronavirus outbreak has led to the central bank of India, the RBI to change market timings for the government bond, forex markets, while maintaining the duration of other key banking-related activities

Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?
Business

Operation Twist hasn’t quite produced expected outcomes but will RBI’s latest attempt buck previous trend?

A successful ‘Operation Twist’ could mitigate that additional need. Past experience, however, shows that success can be a mixed blessing.

Lenders get into lazy banking as they face slowdown blues, invest greater proportion of deposits in G-secs
Business

Lenders get into lazy banking as they face slowdown blues, invest greater proportion of deposits in G-secs

The idea behind cutting the SLR is that banks will need to invest a lower proportion of their deposits in G-secs and in the process they will have more money to lend.

Government cuts size of additional borrowing from Rs 50,000 cr to Rs 20,000 cr saying it is enough
Business

Government cuts size of additional borrowing from Rs 50,000 cr to Rs 20,000 cr saying it is enough

On 27 December, the government had stated that it would raise additional market borrowing of Rs 50,000 crore

Govt's higher borrowing of Rs 50,000 crore means there will necessarily be fiscal slippage
Business

Govt's higher borrowing of Rs 50,000 crore means there will necessarily be fiscal slippage

The alternative is to have central govt breach fiscal deficit target and borrow more from the market, which is being done now

India's 10-year bond yield at over 13-month high as inflation disappoints
Business

India's 10-year bond yield at over 13-month high as inflation disappoints

Traders expect bond yields to rise further as state-run banks, usual buyers in secondary market, sit on heavy losses.

RBI lets banks issue 'masala bonds', to accept corp bonds in LAF
Business

RBI lets banks issue 'masala bonds', to accept corp bonds in LAF

"These measures are intended to further deepen market development, enhance participation, facilitate greater market liquidity and improve communication," an RBI release said.

Govt says EPFO investments in equities fetched over 12% return in a year
Business

Govt says EPFO investments in equities fetched over 12% return in a year

EPFO started investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs) in August last year and has invested Rs 7,465 crore till 30 June, 2016

G-secs volume takes a tumble as RBI employees strike work
Business

G-secs volume takes a tumble as RBI employees strike work

Over 17,000 employees of the Reserve Bank are on a 'one-day mass casual leave' to protest against the reforms being undertaken by the government at RBI and also to seek better retirement benefits.

BSE plans to launch trading in govt bonds in demat form
Business

BSE plans to launch trading in govt bonds in demat form

Last month, BSE had introduced an 'overnight liquid fund' product on its mutual fund platform, BSE STAR MF.

SLR cut credit positive for banks, says Moody's
Business

SLR cut credit positive for banks, says Moody's

The Reserve Bank decision to reduce the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) is credit positive for banks as it would help them manage liquidity and increase profitability, Moody's Investors Service said today.

Modi govt cuts annual borrowing target by Rs 8000 cr
Economy

Modi govt cuts annual borrowing target by Rs 8000 cr

The Central Government on Friday said it would borrow Rs 2.40 lakh crore from markets in the second half of the current fiscal, Rs 8,000 crore less than the annual estimate.<br />