The Government securities (G-Sec) remained up on sustained demand from banks and corporates,while the call money rates also finished higher at the overnight call money market here today due to good demand from borrowing banks.
The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 rose to Rs 102.7525 from Rs 102.49 last Friday,while its yield moved down to 7.99 per cent from 8.02 per cent.
The 8.15 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2022 shot up to Rs 101.5250 from Rs 101.3850,while its yield edged down to 7.91 per cent from 7.93 per cent.
The 8.20 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2025 also climbed to Rs 101.71 from Rs 101.44,while its yield eased to 7.98 per cent from 8.01 per cent.
The 8.07 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2017,the 7.83 per cent maturing in 2018 and the 8.12 per cent maturing in 2020 also quoted higher at Rs 101.07,Rs 99.85 and Rs 101.71 respectively.
The overnight call money rate finished higher at 7.70 per cent from 6.95 per cent previously. It moved in a range of 8.60 per cent and 7.50 per cent.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) purchased securities worth Rs 1,093.65 billion in 36 bids at the one-day repo auction at a fixed rate of 7.50 per cent,while sold securities worth Rs 0.45 billion in two-bids at the 1-day reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 6.50 per cent in the evening auction.