Key Stats

  • 8.07%
    10 Y benchmark as on 19 Sept, 2018

    Government bond prices ended higher, as RBI set better-than-expected cut-off prices at today's 100-bln-rupee OMO purchase auction. The rise in Rupee on report of RBI mulling special Dollar window for oil companies, pushed bond prices higher. The yield on 10-year G-sec ended at 8.07% against the previous close of 8.14%.

  • 72.38
    USD vs. INR as on 19 Sept, 2018

    The Rupee strengthened against the US Dollar on reports that the RBI was considering a special Dollar window for oil importers. Banks exited long Dollar bets, and placed short Dollar bets, while persistent Dollar buys by importers and foreign banks in early trade weighed on the local currency unit. The Rupee ended at 72.38 vs. previous close of 72.97.

  • 37,121
    Sensex as on 19 Sept, 2018

    Domestic stock markets ended lower, extending their losses to a third session in a row. The markets opened on a flat note and traded range bound through the day before slipping sharply in the last hour of trading. None of the sectoral sub-indices other than Nifty metal finished with gains. FMCG and bank stocks lost the most. Sensex and Nifty ended 0.45% and 0.39% lower respectively.










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