Mumbai, Apr 17 (PTI) Government bonds (G-Secs) ended mixed in a quiet trade following alternate bouts of buying and selling.

While, the overnight call money finished lower due to lack of demand from borrowing banks amidst ample liquidity in the banking system.

The 7.17 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2028 fell to Rs 97.81 from Rs 97.8250, while its yield remained steady at 7.49 per cent.

The 6.68 per cent government security maturing in 2031 rose to Rs 91.3975 from Rs 91.3825, while its yield to remained steady at 7.72 per cent.

The 6.79 per cent government security maturing in 2027 went down to Rs 94.33 from Rs 94.40, while its yield inched up to 7.67 per cent from 7.66 per cent.

The 6.84 per cent government security maturing in 2022 declined to Rs 97.80 from Rs 97.81, while its yield remained steady at 7.40 per cent.

The 7.37 per cent government security maturing in 2023 gained to Rs 100.03 from Rs 100.00, while its yield inched down to 7.36 per cent from 7.37 per cent.

The overnight call money rates ended lower to 5.80 per cent from it’s Monday’s level of 6.05 per cent. It resumed higher at 6.00 per cent and moved in a range 6.00 per cent and 5.75 per cent.

Meanwhile, Reserve Bank of India, under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility, purchased securities worth Rs 37.05 billion in 6-bids at the overnight repo operations at a fixed rate of 6.00 per cent as on today, while its sold securities worth Rs 123.69 billion in 35-bids at the overnight reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 5.75 per cent as on April 16.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.