Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicBonds

Topic: Bonds

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...

India has much to learn from the opening of China’s onshore bond market

A $54 trillion miss highlights India's bond disconnect.

Indian banks are losing their best customers to the bond market

Most retail customers rushing with their money to the bond market are less than fully aware that better yields come bundled with greater risk.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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