Call rates ends steady for the 2nd day, bonds end mixed

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Call rates ends steady for the 2nd day, bonds end mixed

Mumbai, Apl 27 (PTI) Government bonds (G-Secs) ended mixed on alternate bouts of buying and selling.

While, interbank call money rates remained steady for the second day as demand from borrowing banks match supplies.

The 6.97 per cent government security maturing in 2026 firmed up to Rs 100.1725 from Rs 100.08 previously, while its yield eased to 6.94 pct from 6.96 pct.

The 6.79 per cent government security maturing in 2029 inched down to Rs 97.55 from Rs 97.56 previously, while its yield remained steady at 7.08 pct.

The 7.59 per cent govenrment security maturing in 2026 firmed up to Rs 103.6725 from Rs 103.5350, while its yield fell to 7.02 pct from 7.04 pct.

The 7.61 pct government seurity maturing in 2030 decline to Rs 103.0750 from Rs 103.14, while its yield inched up to 7.24 pct from 7.23 pct.

The 7.72 pct government security maturing in 2025 and the 7.68 per cent government security maturing in 2023 gained to Rs 103.21 and Rs 103.28 respectively.

The overnight call money rates ended stable at its previous level of 6.05 per cent after trading in a range of 6.25 per cent and 5.95 per cent.

Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF), purchased securities worth Rs 14.55 billion in 3-bids at the overnight repo operations of 6.25 per cent as on today, while it sold securities worth Rs 192.71 billion in 53 bids at the overnight reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 6.00 per cent as on April 26.

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