Key Stats

  • 7.35%
    10 Y benchmark as on 21 Feb, 2019

    Government bond prices ended lower and remained in thin band before the outcome of the 125-bln-rupee OMO purchase. Market players expected RBI to set higher-than-expected cut-off price for the shorter duration papers. Hopes that MPC minutes may reinforce expectation of a cut in interest rate in coming months supported the bond prices. The yield on 10-year G-sec ended at 7.35% vs. previous close of 7.34%. (7.26% 2029 benchmark).

  • 71.24
    USD vs. INR as on 21 Feb, 2019

    The Rupee ended weaker against the US Dollar. Earlier in the session, the Rupee recovered from losses tracking gains in Euro. Exporters' Dollar sales coupled with the fall in crude oil prices supported the sentiment. However, Importers' Dollar buys weighed on the sentiment. The Rupee ended at 71.24 vs. previous close of 71.12.

  • 35,898
    Sensex as on 21 Feb, 2019

    Indian equities ended higher, extending gains for the second straight session. Gains were led by pharma, metal, auto and banking stocks amid buying by foreign and domestic institutional investors. Sensex and Nifty ended 0.40% and 0.51% higher respectively.




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