NHPC gets shareholders’ nod to raise Rs 2,000 cr via bonds

State-run hydro power giant NHPC today said its shareholders have approved the proposal to raise Rs 2,000 crore via issuance of non-convertible debentures on private placement basis. The special resolution to authorise board to raise Rs 2,000 crore via the secured/unsecured, redeemable, taxable/tax-free, cumulative/non-cumulative, non-convertible debentures/bonds, in one or more series/tranches, aggregating through private placement, […]

India to decide October-March borrowing at September 28 meeting: Finance Ministry source

India will decide its October-March government borrowing amount on Thursday, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday. The government has said it will borrow 3.72 trillion rupees ($56.92 billion) via bonds during April-September, comprising 64 percent of its full-year borrowing. However, market participants expect the government to borrow more than the estimated amount in the […]

Rupee opens marginally higher against US dollar

Mumbai: The rupee on Monday strengthened marginally against the US dollar, tracking gains in the Asian currencies market. The home currency opened at 64.07 a dollar. At 9.15am, the rupee was trading at 64.04 a dollar, up 0.06% from its Friday’s close of 64.08. On Friday, the Reserve Bank of India reported current account deficit […]

Record inflows just the beginning for high-yielding India, Indonesia bonds

Kuala Lumpur/ Singapore/ Mumbai: Asia’s highest-yielding bonds are holding on to their fans, with top investors saying they’ll keep buying Indian and Indonesian debt—even if policy makers don’t keep easing. Rupee- and rupiah-denominated bonds lured a record $29 billion of inflows this year, with central banks in India and Indonesia reducing key interest rates amid lacklustre […]