Bond rates end mixed,call rate remains stable

The government securities (G-Sec) ended mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling. While call rates remained steady at the overnight call money market here today on good demand from borrowing banks matched supplies.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Published:August 9, 2012 7:46 pm

The government securities (G-Sec) ended mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling. While call rates remained steady at the overnight call money market here today on good demand from borrowing banks matched supplies.

The 8.15 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2022 eased to Rs 100.04 from Rs 100.06 yesterday,while its yield held steady at 8.14 per cent.

The 9.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2024 moved down to Rs 106.04 from Rs 106.08,while its yield ruled steady at 8.35 per cent.

The 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 declined to Rs 99.7650 from Rs 99.82,while its yield inched up to 8.23 per cent from 8.22 per cent.

The 8.79 per cent G-sec maturing in 2021,the 8.97 per cent G-sec maturing in 2030 and the 8.07 per cent G-sec maturing in 2017 also quoted lower at Rs 103.04,Rs.104.15 and Rs.99.76 respectively.

However,the 8.33 per cent G-sec maturing 2026 moved up further to Rs.100.17 from Rs.100.13,while its yield held steady at 8.31 per cent.

The 7.17 per cent G-sec maturing in 2015 also ended higher at Rs.97.90 from Rs.97.8850,while its yield softened to 8.00 per cent from 8.01 per cent.

The overnight call money rate finished stable at 8.05 per cent. It moved in a range of 8.15 per cent and 7.95 per cent.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) purchased securities worth Rs.61,535 crore in 30 bids at the one-day repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent.

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