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Indian rupee falls but posts 1st weekly gain in five MUMBAI: The Indian rupee fell on Friday, snapping four sessions of gains as tumbling global markets raised fears about foreign investments while caution also prevailed ahead of key inflation data due next week. Global shares fell to a six-month low on Friday as investors worried about the prospect of a widespread economic slowdown just as US monetary stimulus nears its end. That dented what had been a good week so far for the rupee, which rose to a 2-1/2 week high against the dollar in the previous session. The unit ended up posting its first weekly gain in five. Traders said global factors and data will remain key for the rupee, with India set to post industrial output data after the close of markets and consumer inflation data on Monday. "I do not see the rupee gaining beyond the 60.80 level on a sustainable basis," said Param Sarma, director and ...

Taiwan sells 5-year government bonds at 1.245pc yield TAIPEI: Taiwan auctioned T$34.538 billion ($1.14 billion) of 5-year government bonds at a yield of 1.245 percent, the central bank said on Thursday. The Ministry of Finance was scheduled to auction T$40 billion in five-year treasury papers. The central bank auctions government debt on behalf of the ministry. The yield was within the range of 1.23 percent-1.26 percent forecast in a Reuters poll. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...
India's benchmark 10-year bond yield drops to over 1-year low MUMBAI: India's benchmark 10-year bond yield drops below 8.42 percent, the lowest level in more than a year, amid strong volumes on speculation that foreign banks have been buying actively in the market. The yield was at 8.42 percent at 2:00 p.m. (0830 GMT) after hitting 8.4170 percent, its lowest since Sept. 18, 2013. Speculation that limits for foreign investment in debt could be raised soon, also weighed. Bonds worth nearly 421 billion rupees ($6.86 ...
Indian bonds snap two-day fall; seen lower next week MUMBAI: Indian government bonds gained on Wednesday as investors were attracted to debt after markets had been battered over the previous two sessions, but caution prevailed ahead of a long weekend.The 10-year bond had surged 7 basis points over the previous two sessions till Tuesday's close, hitting their highest level in 2-1/2 weeks on Tuesday over uncertainty about the Reserve Bank of India's policy review.Although the RBI ended leaving rates on hold on Tuesday as ...
Indonesia raises 7.75 trillion rupiah at bond auction, below target JAKARTA: Indonesia sold 7.75 trillion rupiah ($636.92 million) of conventional bonds at an auction on Tuesday, below an indicative target of 10 trillion rupiah, the finance ministry's debt office said. The three-month T-bills had the weighted average yield of 6.33975 percent and the one-year T-bills had the weighted average yield of 7.05517 percent. The yield for the 20-year bonds was 9.05940 percent, higher than 8.86988 percent from the previous auction earlier this month. The yield ...
Indian bonds see biggest single-day fall in nearly 2 months MUMBAI: Indian government bonds saw their biggest single-day fall in nearly two months on Monday as investors pared positions ahead of the central bank's monetary policy review on Tuesday, while weakness in the local currency also hurt.The Reserve Bank of India will probably wait until the second quarter of next year to loosen policy as it wants to cool inflation before trying to spur growth, a Reuters poll found ahead of a policy review meeting ...
JGBs modestly higher, underpinned by BOJ purchases TOKYO: Japanese government bonds edged up on Monday, underpinned by Bank of Japan buying of JGBs as part of their massive asset purchase programme.Cash activity was limited to transactions among dealers, JGB traders said.As widely expected, the BOJ offered to buy 900 billion yen($8.23 billion US dollars) of JGBs in the 1-year to 10-year zone.JGBs in the 20-year zone remained modestly firmer in the morning session on the back of relatively stable 30-year U.S. Treasury ...

 



 
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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%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln