Bonds close mixed, call rates higher

Last Updated: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 19:42 hrs

Government securities (G-Sec) closed mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling. The 8.33 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2026 gained to Rs 100.19 from Rs 100.16 last Friday, while its yield inched down at 8.30 per cent from 8.31 per cent. The 8.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2022 moved up to Rs 99.58 from Rs 99.56, while its yield held edged down 8.21 per cent from 8.22 per cent. The 8.97 per cent G-sec maturing in 2030 went up to Rs 105.31 from Rs 105.30, while its yield held steady at 8.39 per cent.

However, the 8.20 per cent G-sec maturing in 2025 dropped to Rs 99.23 from Rs 99.2975 previously, while its yield gained 8.30 per cent from 8.29 per cent.

Call rates higher
Call money rates at the overnight money market ended higher on good demand from borrowing banks. It finished higher at 8.14 per cent from previous closing level of 8.08 per cent. It moved in a range of 8.14 per cent and 7.95 per cent.

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