Bond yields rise, call rates rule stable1 min read . Updated: 23 May 2017, 06:19 PM IST
10-year benchmark bond weakened to ₹99.50 from ₹99.5925, while its yield inched up to 6.85% from 6.84%. Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions
Mumbai: Government bonds (G-Secs) dropped on Tuesday on heavy selling pressure from banks and corporates. While, interbank call money rates remained steady as demand from borrowing banks match supplies.
The 6.79% 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2029 weakened to ₹ 99.50 from ₹ 99.5925, while its yield inched up to 6.85% from 6.84%.
The 6.97% government security maturing in 2026 slid to ₹ 101.22 from ₹ 101.37, while its yield rose to 6.79% from 6.77%.
The 6.79% government security maturing in 2027 eased to ₹ 100.85 from ₹ 100.9475, while its yield inched up to 6.67% from 6.66%.
The 7.61% government security maturing in 2030 was quoted lower to ₹ 104.55, while its yield gained to 7.07% from 7.05%.
However, the 6.57% government security maturing in 2033 remained steady to ₹ 94.00, while its yield also ruled steady at 7.20%.
The overnight call money rates ended stable at its previous level of 6.10% after trading in a range of 6.25% and 6.00%.
Meanwhile, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF), purchased securities worth ₹ 2,300 crore in 5-bids at the overnight repo operation at a fixed rate of 6.25% as on Tuesday, while it sold securities worth ₹ 11,856 crore in 42-bids at the overnight reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 6.00% as on 22 Mayy.