Key Stats

  • 7.35%
    10 Y benchmark as on 04 Apr, 2019

    Government bond prices ended sharply lower as RBI retained monetary policy stance at neutral and flagged uncertainties over inflation outlook. The yield on 10-year G-sec ended at 7.35% vs the previous close of 7.27%. (7.26% 2029 benchmark).

  • 69.16
    USD vs. INR as on 04 Apr, 2019

    The Rupee ended weaker against the US Dollar on foreign banks buying dollar, likely for FPI outflows from gilts market and as Brent crude rises. Caution over excess dollar liquidity weighed on domestic currency. The Rupee ended at 69.16 vs. previous close of 68.43.

  • 38,685
    Sensex as on 04 Apr, 2019

    Indian equities ended lower for second day in a row after the RBI cut repo rate by 25 basis points to 6%. The equity markets turned highly volatile after the monetary policy decision announcement. IT, energy, tech, oil and gas stocks led the bear run. Metal companies fall as sentiment dampened after Moody's Investors Service said a slowdown in China will have a spillover effect and increases the vulnerability of credit fundamentals for Asia. Sensex and Nifty ended 0.49% and 0.39% lower respectively.

     

     

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