Key Stats

  • 7.31
    10 Y benchmark as on 18 Jan, 2019

    Government bond prices ended lower, as RBI devolved the 8.24%, 2027 paper at today's 100-bln-rupee weekly gilt auction eyeing weak demand. Concerns over government's strained fiscal position kept bonds under pressure.  The yield on 10-year G-sec ended at 7.31% vs. previous close of 7.28%. (7.26% 2029 benchmark).

  • 71.19
    USD vs. INR as on 18 Jan, 2019

    The Rupee ended weaker against the US Dollar, on persistent Dollar buys by foreign banks and importers. Rise in Brent crude coupled with concerns over fiscal slippage weighed on the sentiment. Dollar sales, likely for FPIs supported the currency. Trade volumes remained lower than usual leading to sharp movement in FX rate. The Rupee ended at 71.19 vs. previous close of 71.04.

  • 36,387
    Sensex as on 18 Jan, 2019

    Indian equities ended marginally higher. Mixed global cues, weakness in the Indian currency and heavy selling in the healthcare and finance stocks kept the key equity indices flat. Sensex and Nifty ended 0.03% and 0.02% higher respectively.





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