Sunday, 27 November, 2022
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Topic: Bonds

India’s inclusion into key government bond index pushed to next year due to operational issues

The bonds will likely be included in the JP Morgan emerging market global index early next year as the centre needs to address various operational issues, sources said.

Global bonds on cusp of bear market as inflation-hit US reserve set to hike interest rates

The global bond index has already slumped 16% in 2022, more than three times the size of the next biggest annual loss since 1990.

India to issue green bonds worth Rs 240 billion, as country shifts to low-carbon economy

The debut sale may take place in the first half of the financial year that starts on 1 April, and a decision to sell more green debt will depend on the response to the initial issuance.

Investors say cash ‘only safe haven’ in India as markets recoil from oil shock

Rupee is down to a record low, dragging stocks and bonds. And with few signs the commodity boom will end soon, investors are bracing for more possible losses.

Why China’s world-beating sovereign bond rally may have run its course

Chinese bonds have been gaining since October as PBOC pivots toward easing, even as Treasuries lead a global rout with other major central banks normalising policies.

India bonds likely to gain as Modi govt sticks to its borrowing plan

The govt will adhere to its plan to borrow Rs 12.05 trillion in the year through March. FM Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier indicated that the govt may borrow about Rs 1.6 trillion extra.

Sustainable financing is key to access digital healthcare, education and financial services

Digital inclusion bonds are becoming a tool to make technology accessible for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals across the spectrum.

Mumbai traders baffled as mutual funds & global investors fuel surprise bond rally

The quick turn in sentiment came after the benchmark 10-year yield rose to its highest since March, accentuated by an RBI policy review held on 6 August.

China stock rout sees Hong Kong tech index plunge 10%, yuan slide to its weakest since April

Traders fear latest crackdown on China's education, food delivery & property sectors could expand to other industries, as it looks to tighten grip on Big Tech and reduce wealth gap.

Lockdowns by more & more states could make investors cautious about Indian markets

More than two-thirds of states are shut if assessed by their contribution to national output, analysts at Jefferies calculated last week.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.