Aug 02, 2022

Bond market shrugs-off 40 repo rate cut by RBI”

The bond market shrugged off the surprise 40 basis points repo rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday with the benchmark yield closing just 3 basis points down at 5.75%. Dealers say that lack of any much-anticipated measures by RBI to absorb excess supply of bonds via OMOs and exercise of green-shoe option by the government to raise more funds during the auction led to some amount of disappointment.

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