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Bonds Firm Up, Call Rates Finish Higher

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Updated: June 14, 2017, 6:41 PM IST
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Bonds Firm Up, Call Rates Finish Higher
Reserve Bank of India under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility, purchased securities worth Rs 33.95 billion in 6-bids. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Mumbai: Government bonds (G-Secs) firmed up on rising buying support from banks and corporates and the overnight call money rates ended higher due to good demand from borrowing banks amid tight liquidity in the banking system.

The 6.79% government security maturing in 2029 climbed to Rs 100.78 from Rs 100.59 on Tuesday, while its yield edged down to 6.70% from 6.72%.

The 6.79% government security maturing in 2027 rose to Rs 102.33 from Rs 102.1450, while its yield softened to 6.47% from 6.49%.

The 6.97% government security maturing in 2026 moved up to Rs 102.37 from Rs 102.27, while its yield down to 6.62% from 6.64%.

The 7.61% government security maturing in 2030, the 7.35% government security maturing in 2024 and the 6.57% government security maturing in 2033 were also quoted higher to Rs 106.51, Rs 103.20 and Rs 97.47 respectively.

The overnight call money rates finished higher to 6.25% from Tuesday's level of 5.00%. It resumed higher at 6.22% and moving in a range of 6.40% and 6.10%.

Meanwhile, Reserve Bank of India, under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility, purchased securities worth Rs 33.95 billion in 6-bids at the overnight repo operations at a fixed rate of 6.25% as on today, while its sold securities worth Rs 76.05 billion in 51-bids at the overnight reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 6.00% as on June 13.
First Published: June 14, 2017, 6:41 PM IST
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