Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Bonds

Interest rate cuts will make a difference only when they’re transmitted down the line

Banking sector reform won’t lead to an immediate change, but in the medium term, it will help transmission of policy rates to bank lending rates.

This is what is spooking India’s bond market

What's troubling the market - beyond the known $100 billion deficit for next fiscal - is the additional, below-the-radar govt funding it's being asked to provide.

Bond bulls return to India to fuel best quarter in over year

Expectations of rate increase by the RBI have weakened after the slump in price on Brent crude. Mumbai: Oil’s price collapse is driving India’s sovereign...

Lower borrowings by Modi govt may not help battered bond market

Modi govt may trim its borrowings for second time this year but it is not likely to lift the pall over the bond market.

Nomura and StanChart predict worst over for India’s battered bond market & its buyers

The gap has narrowed down to 52 points between RBI’s benchmark rate and the 10-year yield bond data, a key market centric, says StanChart.

Liquidity risk looms, funding costs may surge: IDFC fund manager

Indian assets have become less attractive to overseas funds amid tighter global liquidity, says Suyash Choudhary.

India set to pump Rs 13,500 crore into state banks to meet capital requirements

Govt 's infusion comes as it seeks to shore up capital buffers and help the lenders meet coupon payments on their bonds.

Govt set to infuse about Rs 2,000 crore into Punjab National Bank by next week

PNB will issue preferential shares to the government to raise the capital to meet interest obligations on perpetual bonds.

India’s budget threat back in focus after Modi loses Karnataka

The bonds have taken a knock this year, which were further fueled by wider budget targets, faster inflation and a global selloff of emerging market assets.

High crude oil prices and risk of fiscal slippage has made India’s bond market nervous

India is struggling to keep international investors interested. An uncharacteristically bold concession from the central bank shows the extent of desperation. The 10-year U.S. bond yield...

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.