Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicGovernment bonds

Topic: Government bonds

Global investors turning bearish on Indian bonds as index inclusion stalls

PineBridge Investments and Lombard Odier expect bonds to decline after budget didn’t address tax changes needed for sovereign debt to be listed on the Euroclear platform.

Opening govt bond market to retail investors is a good start. Challenge is making it a success

Direct retail participation needs to be followed by full bond market integration and separation of debt management functions from RBI.

Why it’s still expensive for states to borrow money when Covid-19 has shrunk interest rates

Amid a cash crunch due to Covid-19, states have been forced to borrow at a rate at least 1.3 percentage points higher than the rate at which RBI lends to banks.

Nirupama Rao on ‘bold’ J&K move, Ramachandra Guha on ‘silence of the successful’ on J&K

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Overseas investors sell India’s govt bonds, but still have faith in corporate debt

Investors sold Rs 33.5 billion of government debt this year.

The rising cost of capital will trigger a shakeout

As money gets dearer the world over, it makes sense to lock into the current cost of funding to as great an extent as you can.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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