Bond market reaction to lowering government bond auction size, strengthening INR and the new RBI governor was distinctly muted. The market chose to play the curve instead of bringiRead More
Currency swaps between central banks lead to an improvement in risk appetite as the currency swaps increase liquidity in a particular currency, helping a country to tide over tempoRead More
Friday Podcast 6th September 2013 Transcript of Podcast Markets seem to have welcomed the new RBI governor, Dr. Raghuram Rajan with open arms. Sensex and Nifty are up by over 2%, IRead More
The new RBI governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan announced a swap window to attract FCNR (B) funds that will help stabilize the INR, that is trending at close to record lows against the USDRead More
The Government of India issued 1.44% 2023 IIB (Inflation Indexed Bonds) maturing 5th June 2023 at a face value of Rs 100 on the 4th of June 2023. The IIB issue for Rs 1000 crores wRead More
REC (Rural Electrification Corporation) is issuing tax free bonds in September 2013. The details of the issue are:  Issuer:  REC Credit Rating: AAA by CRISIL, ICRA, and CARE, INDIARead More
The Monthly E-Book is a collation of all analysis and reports published by us during a month.Read More
Bond market will not be too enthusiastic on taking down bond yields despite GDP growth for the first quarter of fiscal 2013-14 coming in at levels of 4.4%, well below official foreRead More
Indonesian Central Bank raised benchmark policy rates by 50bps on the 29th of August to stem the trend of a falling Rupiah. Indonesia has raised rates by 125bps since June 2013. BrRead More
The Indian Rupee (INR) is trading at record lows of Rs 60.73 to the USD. Government bond yields rose to its highest levels in 45 days on the back of the weakening INR. Bond yields Read More
Friday Podcast 30th August 2013 Transcript of Podcast The Indian Rupee (INR) is making headlines everyday by depreciating to record lows against the US Dollar. The fallout of the IRead More
Markets are panicking. The Food Security Bill and the Syria issue have taken the Indian Rupee (INR) to all time lows of Rs 68.75 to the US Dollar. The INR is down over 10% over theRead More
Hedge Fund managers who typically frequent the same bars in upmarket areas of London, Hong Kong and Singapore greet each other with pleasantries that reflect their positions. One sRead More
India’s foray into IIB (Inflation Indexed Bonds)  has been disastrous. IIB were supposed to provide a hedge against inflation for investors but in fact it has wiped out capital forRead More