G-Sec Trading Current Affairs, GK & News

RBI changes G-Sec Auction Methodology

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), while reviewing market conditions and market borrowing program of government, has decided that benchmark securities of 2-year tenor, 3-year tenor, 5-year tenor, 10-year tenor & 14-year tenor and Floating Rate Bonds (FRBs) will be issued using uniform price auction method. However, for benchmark securities of 30-year and 40-year, auction will ..

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RBI’s second purchase under G-SAP 1.0

The Governor of Reserve Bank of India Shaktikanta Das recently announced that the apex bank will make the second purchase of Government securities under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme 1.0 on May 20, 2021. The first purchase was made in April 2021. The RBI purchased Rs 25,000 crores of Government Securities during the first purchase. What ..

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G-sec acquisition programme – G-SAP 1.0

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced a Government Security Acquisition Programme, GSAP 1.0. Under the programme, the central bank will purchase government bonds of worth Rs 1 trillion (or one lakh crores of rupees). The first purchase of Rs 25,000 crore is to be made on April 15, 2021. GSAP 1.0 The GSAP 1.0 ..

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RBI to conduct OMO of ₹20,000 Crores

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have announced that it will purchase four government securities (G-Secs) that amounts to ₹20,000 crore. The central bank will purchase it on February 10, 2021 under the open market operations (OMOs). Highlights This move was announced in aftermath of the yields that was moving up to touch the intra-day ..

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RBI’s Working Group recommends extension of market hours

An Internal Working Group of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Comprehensive Review of Market Timings has suggested calibrated extension of Currency Market (Foreign Exchange Market) hours, from 9 am to 9 pm for both Over the Counter (OTC) and Exchange Traded. At present the markets close at 5 pm. Key Highlights of Draft Report ..

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