Home Tags Foreign sovereign bonds

Topic: foreign sovereign bonds

Shoppers walk through the New Market area in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election bid in national elections | Photo by Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

India needs foreign capital to fund record borrowing, IDFC says

Overseas funds have long sought greater access to Indian debt but they hold just 3.4% of the almost Rs 60 trillion of outstanding sovereign bonds.
Mumbai city skyline | File photo: Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg

India’s first overseas debt bond sale is failing

India’s first planned foray into the overseas bond market may be stillborn due to its historical aversion to borrowing in foreign currencies.
Nirmala Sitharaman during the post-Budget press conference | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Sitharaman says govt will soon hold talks with foreign investors over sovereign bonds sale

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said nothing more has been done on the proposed issuance of sovereign bonds since the announcement during the Budget.
A $100 dollar and a Rs 10 banknote

How govt of India and RBI can manage the risk of foreign currency borrowing

The risk of foreign currency borrowing can be minimised if govt and RBI stick to FRBM Act and inflation-targeting frameworks. A Public Debt Management Agency also needs to be set up.

Swadeshi Jagran Manch to oppose Modi govt’s plan to sell foreign sovereign bonds

Ashwani Mahajan of Swadeshi Jagran Manch says foreign debt is a dangerous idea as it will open India up to inflation risk & will raise this with Modi.

On Camera

Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.


Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.