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This $453 billion bond manager is shifting bets from India to China

January 16, 2020 4:01 pm

The $453 billion investor, an affiliate of Legg Mason Inc., is diverting some of its funds into longer-dated Malaysian and Chinese debt, according to Desmond Soon, head of investment management for Asia ex-Japan.

Cabinet approves exchange traded fund for bonds

December 04, 2019 2:00 pm

The fund will provide additional money for state-owned firms and other government organisations, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

India Election Results 2019, market highlights: After hitting record high, Sensex falls 1,314 points; investors book profit

May 23, 2019 4:35 pm

India Election Results 2019, Stock/Share Market News Highlights: The stock markets erased their intraday gains to end lower on Thursday amid a sharp selloff in the afternoon trade even as trends of the election results suggested BJP-led NDA government returning to power. Read all that happened during the day.

Sluggish state auction exposes bond reform hurdles

February 27, 2014 1:43 am

Reserve Bank of India this month proposed to scrap a 14-year-old system under which state debt is valued at a fixed spread of a quarter-percentage point over government bonds.

India allows greater flexibility for pension fund investments

December 04, 2013 4:25 pm

Fund managers handling money on behalf of the EPFO will also be given more flexibility to invest in corporate bonds.

US Fed springs a surprise,decides to stick to bond-buying stimulus

September 19, 2013 2:59 am

Bank cites strains in US economy from tight fiscal policy and higher mortgage rates

Indian rupee dropped to a lifetime low of 62.03,BSE Sensex loses over 4 per cent

August 17, 2013 5:22 am

Calm down,says Chidambaram,but fearful investors not convinced.

Govt fails to sell all bonds at first auction

April 10, 2010 2:18 am

The government was unable to persuade the bond markets to subscribe fully to the very first auction of the year....