Government bonds close mixed,call rate higher

The government securities (G-Sec) closed mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling,while call money rates ended higher at the overnight call money market here today on good demand from borrowing banks.

Written by Agencies | Mumbai | Published:October 17, 2012 7:24 pm

The government securities (G-Sec) closed mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling,while call money rates ended higher at the overnight call money market here today on good demand from borrowing banks.

The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 edged up to Rs 100.74 from Rs 100.73 previously,while its yield held steady at 8.24 per cent.

The 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 moved up to Rs 100.00 from Rs 99.9875,while its yield held stable at 8.19 per cent.

The 8.97 per cent G-sec maturing in 2030 rose to Rs 105.82 from Rs 105.65,while its yield eased to 8.34 per cent from 8.36 per cent.

However,the 8.07 per cent G-sec maturing in 2017 inched down to Rs 99.77 from Rs 99.78 yesterday,while its yield remained unchanged at 8.12 per cent.

The 8.20 per cent G-sec maturing in 2025 declined to Rs 99.8850 from Rs 99.90,while its yield held steady at 8.21 per cent.

The 7.83 per cent G-sec maturing in 2018 went down to Rs 98.34 from Rs 98.3675,while its yield held stable at 8.21 per cent.

The overnight call money rate finished slightly higher at 8.10 per cent from previous closing level of 8.06 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 purchased securities worth Rs 862.60 billion in 30 bids at the one day repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent.

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