Government bonds remain mixed, call rate ends higher
The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 firmed up to Rs 100.54 from Rs 100.38 yesterday, while its yield moved down to 8.26 per cent from 8.28 per cent.
The 8.20 per cent G-sec maturing in 2025 rose to Rs 99.44 from Rs 99.23, while its yield declined to 8.27 per cent from 8.30 per cent.
The 8.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2022 gained to Rs 99.86 from Rs 99.8425, while its yield held steady at 8.17 per cent.
The 8.07 per cent G-sec maturing in 2017, the 7.83 per cent G-sec maturing in 2018 and the 8.83 per cent G-sec maturing to 2041 were also quoted higher at Rs 99.7375, Rs 98.42 and Rs 104.08 respectively.
However, the 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 went down to Rs 99.9375 from Rs 99.9675, while its yield inched-up to 8.20 per cent from 8.19 per cent.
The 8.24 per cent G-sec maturing in 2018 eased to Rs 100.47 from Rs 100.49, while its yield edged-up to 8.13 per cent from 8.12 per cent.
The overnight call money rate closed higher at 8.10 per cent from yesterday's closing level of 8.00 per cent. It moved in a range of 8.15 per cent and 7.85 per cent.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility purchased securities worth Rs 944.45 billion in
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