Archive for Category: Market Outlook Bonds

All set for global bond Index! Outstanding Gsecs crossed $200 bn

MUMBAI: India’s potential weightage in the global bonds indices, including those of Bloomberg-Barclays and JP Morgan, could be in a wide range of 0.3 to 10 percentage points as the quantum of outstanding securities eligible for unlimited purchases by overseas funds breaches the $200-billion threshold. Bonds foreign portfolio investors...

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India’s weightage in global bond indices may be in 0.3-10% range

MUMBAI: India’s potential weightage in the global bonds indices, including those of Bloomberg-Barclays and JP Morgan, could be in a wide range of 0.3 to 10 percentage points as the quantum of outstanding securities eligible for unlimited purchases by overseas funds breaches the $200-billion threshold. Bonds foreign portfolio investors...

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Higher-rated companies see decline in cost of raising funds via bonds

Mumbai: Funding costs for higher-rated companies have declined significantly in the past two months, reflecting better transmission of rates, as broader economic revival has narrowed the spread between yields on government and corporate bonds. Contrary to expectations of higher fiscal borrowing to offset the rising economic costs of the...

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