Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Government bonds (G-Secs) ended mixed in a quiet trade due to alternate bouts of buying and selling.
While, the overnight call money rates turned higher following good demand from borrowing banks amid tight liquidity in the banking system.
The 6.68 per cent 10-year benchmark bond maturing in 2031 declined to Rs 92.62 from Rs 92.79 previously, while its yield edged up to 7.56 per cent from 7.53 per cent.
The 6.79 per cent government security maturing in 2027 slipped to Rs 95.57 from Rs 95.69 previously, while its yield edged up to 7.46 per cent from 7.44 per cent.
The 7.17 per cent government security maturing in 2028 went-down to Rs 99.2250 from Rs 99.34 previously, while its yield edged up to 7.28 per cent from 7.26 per cent.
However, the 8.20 per cent government security maturing in 2022 and the 8.15 per cent government security maturing in 2022 were quoted higher to Rs 103.3275 and Rs 103.60 respectively.
The overnight call money rates ended higher at 5.95 per cent from Thursday’s level 5.85 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 32.55 billion in 5-bids at the 3-days repo operation at a fixed rate of 6.00 per cent as on today, while it sold securities worth Rs 66.24 billion in 33-bids at the overnight reverse repo auction at a fixed rate of 5.75 per cent as on January 11. PTI
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