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Indian bond yields end flat despite fall in WPI, CPI; Fed in focus MUMBAI: Indian government bond yields ended steady on Monday as caution prevailed ahead of the upcoming US Federal Reserve meeting, but yields were down for much of the session after a sharp decline in wholesale price inflation rate and core retail inflation data.India's wholesale price inflation eased to its lowest level in nearly five years in August, but the central bank is likely to keep interest rates on hold later this month to prevent a revival in price pressures once the economy gains momentum.The uptick in US yields following the strong US retail sales numbers prevented traders from adding large positions in the domestic debt market, traders said.Investors across the globe are gearing up for a hawkish statement from the US central bank at the end of its two-day policy meeting on Thursday."Pressure from global markets is not allowing yields to move much lower despite the lower WPI and core ...

JGBs fall, pushing yields to a 2-month high TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices fell on Thursday, sending the 10-year yields to a two-month high, as falls in global bond prices, the yen's fall and a rise in Japanese share prices pushed the market out of its months-long doldrums. Some regional banks were also said to have sold cash bonds, reducing their holdings ahead of their half-year book-closing at the end of September. The 10-year JGB futures price fell 0.23 point to 145.42 , ...
China's Shanghai city government sells 5-, 7- and 10-year municipal bonds SHANGHAI: China's Shanghai city government auctioned a total of 12.6 billion yuan ($2.06 billion) of five-, seven- and 10-year municipal bonds at yields of 4.01 percent, 4.22 percent and 4.33 percent, respectively, traders said on Thursday. It is the ninth time this year that a Chinese local government has issued bonds directly, without the Finance Ministry acting as a proxy. China announced in May that it would allow local governments to issue US-style municipal bonds ...
Indian bonds fall for second straight session MUMBAI: Indian government bonds fell for a second consecutive session on Wednesday, hit by worries the US Federal Reserve would raise interest rates sooner than expected and on watch ahead of consumer price inflation data due out on Friday.A study by the San Francisco Fed on Monday raised concerns that the US central bank may consider raising interest rates earlier than thought, a move that could dent the hefty foreign inflows into emerging markets seen ...
Indian bonds slip in rangebound trade MUMBAI: Indian government bonds edged down on Tuesday, tracking US treasuries and a weaker rupee, but expectations that the government would raise the foreign investment limits in debt capped losses and kept yields in a tight band.US treasuries yields stabilised on Monday after a study from the San Francisco Federal Reserve renewed concern there would be an early Federal Reserve rate increase.The Indian rupee posted its biggest single-day fall in more than a month on ...
Indian bonds gain as Brent supports; debt limit hike in focus MUMBAI: Indian government bonds gained on Monday as a fall in global oil prices raised expectation that inflation would be kept in check, while hopes persisted that the government would increase foreign investment limits.Sentiment was also underpinned after data on Friday showed US employers added the fewest jobs in eight months in August, reviving bets that the Federal Reserve might leave interest rates near zero for longer than anticipated.The gains shook up a lethargic bond ...
China finance ministry to auction 6-month bills on Sept.12 SHANGHAI: China's Ministry of Finance said on Thursday that it would auction 15 billion yuan ($2.44 billion) in six-month bills on Sept 12. The bills will be issued from Sept 12 to 17 and begin secondary market trading on Sept 19, it said in a statement published on the ministry's website. For stories on Chinese debt issue. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

 



 
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ICT 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyOctober
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln