Government bond rates end mixed,call rate also finish lower

The government securities (G-Sec) ended mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling. While call rates declined at the overnight call money market here today due to lack of demand from borrowing banks.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Published:September 11, 2012 8:24 pm

The government securities (G-Sec) ended mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling. While call rates declined at the overnight call money market here today due to lack of demand from borrowing banks.

The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 gained to Rs 100.08 from Rs 100.03 yesterday,while its yield held steady at 8.32 per cent.

The 8.97 per cent G-sec maturing in 2030 moved up to Rs 103.89 from Rs 103.87,while its yield also held stable at 8.54 per cent.

However,the 8.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2022 fell to Rs 99.76 from Rs 99.7950,while its yield remained unchanged at 8.18 per cent.

The 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 also edged down to Rs 99.50 from Rs 99.52,while its yield held steady at Rs 8.28 per cent.

The 8.07 per cent G-sec maturing in 2017 declined to Rs 99.49 from Rs 99.5125,while its yield inched up by Rs 8.20 per cent from 8.19 per cent.

The call money rate finished lower at 8.05 per cent from yesterday’s closing level of 8.10 per cent. It moved in a range of 8.05 per cent and 7.90 per cent.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) purchased securities worth Rs 513.90 billion in 23 bids at the one-day repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent,while sold securities from single bid at the one-day reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 7 per cent.

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