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 amidst ample liquidity in the banking system.
The 9.15 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2024 dropped to Rs 106.27 from Rs 106.34 yesterday,while its yield held steady at 8.32 per cent.
The 8.79 per cent G-sec maturing in 2021 declined at Rs 103.24 from Rs 103.30,while its yield moved up at 8.28 per cent from 8.27 per cent.
The 8.07 per cent G-sec maturing in 2017 fell to Rs 100.26 from Rs 100.3150,while its yield looked up to 8.00 per cent from 7.99 per cent.
However,the 8.33 per cent G-sec maturing 2026 gained to Rs 100.6150 from Rs 100.60 previously,while its yield eased at 8.25 per cent from 8.26 per cent.
The 8.15 per cent G-sec maturing 2022 surged to Rs 100.3450 from Rs 100.30,while its yield held stable to 8.10 per cent.
The overnight call money rate ended declined at 8.00 per cent from previous closing level and three-day call money rate also ended lower at 8.00 per cent from its last Friday close,it moved in a range of 8.15 per cent and 7.90 per cent.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) purchased securities worth Rs 36,015 crore in 23 bids at the three-days repo auction at a fixed rate of 8.00 per cent,while sold securities worth Rs 1,390 crore from 8 bids at the 3-days reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 7 per cent.