Bonds Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Credit Default Swap?

The Reserve Bank of India revealed the credit default swaps (CDS) and has allowed the retail users to do the transactions in permitted credit derivatives in order to hedge their underlying credit risk. Key Highlights As per the guidelines, the non-retail users will be allowed to do the transactions in credit derivatives for the purpose ..

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Cabinet approves Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund

On December 4, 2019, the Cabinet approved the launch of Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund (BBETF) in order to allow the investors to buy government debts. The fund will allow easy and low-cost access with the smallest amount of Rs 1000. Highlights The BBETF at its initial stages will hold basket of bonds that are ..

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Cess for Disaster Relief

The rapidly changing climate and the rising temperatures have led to a spate of floods, droughts, and other natural disasters. Not only do the natural disasters cause the loss of life and limb, but cause loss of public and private property, damage the economic potential of the region, cause a drag on the economy of ..

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Overseas Bonds

The Indian Finance Minister had in her budget speech announced that to raise funds, India would opt for the issue of overseas bonds. While some economists call this move of the Indian government unplanned and unnecessary risk, the Indian Government is sticking to its plan as it belies than an overseas bond issue will spur ..

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AIIB plans to issue first US dollar bonds in June 2018

China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is planning to issue its first US dollar-denominated bond with minimum worth of $1 billion by June 2018. The earliest issuance window of bond will be toward end of first half of 2018 with time required for certain procedures, including Board of Governors’ approval of AIIB’s 2017 financial statements ..

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