When you should and should not invest in tax-free bonds

When you should and should not invest in tax-free bonds

Ashvin is in his early forties and wants to invest in a fixed income product. His investment adviser has told him that quite a few tax-free bond issues are coming up from public sector companies. Such bonds are long tenor bonds, typically...
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Budget 2018 pushes for ‘A’ rated bonds for investment

Budget 2018 pushes for ‘A’ rated bonds for investment

Finance minister Arun Jaitley urges concerned regulators to consider moving from ‘AA’ to ‘A’ grade ratings for investments. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint An appeal to consider A rated bonds for investments was among Budget proposals made on Thursday to deep...
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Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds

Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds

Two of India’s biggest renewable energy companies, Greenko Group PLC and ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, plan to sell a combined $750 million worth of rupee-denominated bonds in the domestic market, three bankers told Reuters on Tuesday. The pair turned...
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Axis Bank Raises $500 Million From Bonds

Axis Bank Raises $500 Million From Bonds

New Delhi: Private sector Axis Bank on Wednesday said it has raised $500 million from bonds to fund global business. The bank has issued senior fixed rate bonds aggregating to $500 million under the Medium Term Note (MTN) Programme through...
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RBI Raises Foreign Investment Limits In Bonds, Tweaks Rules

RBI Raises Foreign Investment Limits In Bonds, Tweaks Rules

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Monday increased the investment limits by foreign investors in government bonds by Rs. 11,000 crore to Rs. 2.42 lakh crore, while also tweaking rules to attract more long-term investments. As part of the...
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Indian Banks May Raise $30 Billion Through Bonds By March 2019: Fitch

Indian Banks May Raise $30 Billion Through Bonds By March 2019: Fitch

Banks need around $90 billion in extra capital by March 2019, says Fitch. New Delhi: Indian banks need around $90 billion additional capital by March 2019 and one-third of this amount is expected to be raised through bonds, according to...
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