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SBI to raise Rs 4000 crore via bonds

Mumbai: The State Bank of India (SBI) is planning to raise about ₹4,000 crore via bond sales as it is gearing up to strengthen its capital base with credit demand reviving gradually. The lender is weighing options to raise money … Continue reading

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Benchmark yields surge as RBI talks normalisation

MUMBAI: Yields on Indian bonds surged to their highest in a year and a half on the first trading day after the latest credit policy announcement last week, pointing to the challenges Mint Road is facing to simultaneously guide the … Continue reading

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SBI set to raise up to Rs 6,000 cr via local AT1 next week

MUMBAI: State Bank of India (SBI) is rushing to raise funds before the interest rate cycle turns following the Reserve Bank of India’s expected liquidity normalisation measures. India’s largest lender is set to sell Additional Tier 1 bonds worth up … Continue reading

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Gilts slump as RBI stops bond buying

NEW DELHI: Sovereign bonds slumped, with yield on the 10-year benchmark paper rising past the psychologically significant 6.30% mark, as the Reserve Bank of India on Friday said there is no requirement for a fresh round of the ‘Government Securities … Continue reading

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JP Morgan says India index inclusion may lure $25 billion inflows

By Subhadip SircarIndia’s inclusion in JPMorgan’s global emerging-market bond index could prompt $25 billion of inflows from foreign investors, the bank said in a research report. Actual inclusion will depend on domestic and international developments, Arthur Luk, a JPMorgan Chase … Continue reading

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Seeking upside but worried about the downside?

Mumbai: Investors, who believe the risk-reward to go all out into equities is not favourable after the recent run-up could consider hybrid mutual funds. Financial planners are suggesting Equity Savings Funds and Balanced Advantage Funds to investors wanting to participate … Continue reading

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m-Junction Services conducts e-auction for SAIL’s commercial paper worth Rs 700 crore

KOLKATA: mjunction Services, one of the country’s largest B2B e-commerce companies has conducted an e-auction for commercial papers (CPs) worth Rs 700 crore for Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). For SAIL, this was a significant step towards adopting a … Continue reading

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National Bank of Kuwait tightens guidance for $300 million bonds: Sources

DUBAI: National Bank of Kuwait has tightened its guidance for $300 million 10-year bonds that are non-callable for five years to 2.5%-2.625% from 2.875% and received over $1 billion in orders for the debt sale, two sources said. Citi and … Continue reading

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government finances | Govt to borrow Rs 2.68 lakh crore in H2 as fiscal deficit on track

NEW DELHI: The government has stayed with the borrowing plan for the fiscal, as announced in the budget, sending a strong signal that it will try and meet the fiscal deficit target despite a sharp cut in corporate tax rate … Continue reading

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debt markets | Hello India, why are you all turning away global bond buyers?

By Mihir Sharma Hoping to jump-start its “Make in India” manufacturing push, India’s government has rolled out the welcome mat for foreign investors. It should consider doing the same for global bond buyers. QuickTake India’s Aspirations Indian bonds are, at … Continue reading

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