Government securities (G-sec) maintained a mixed trend on alternate bouts of buying and selling. The 9.15 per cent G-sec maturing in 2024 fell to Rs 105.83 from yesterday’s level of Rs 105.95, while its yield moved up to 8.38 per cent from 8.37 per cent.
The 8.79 per cent G-sec maturing in 2021 declined to Rs 102.85 from Rs 102.94, while its yield edged up to 8.34 per cent from 8.33 per cent. However, the 8.19 per cent G-sec maturing in 2020 shot up to Rs 100.16 from Rs 100.05, while its yield eased by 8.16 per cent from 8.18 per cent. The 7.83 per cent G-Sec maturing in 2018 rose to Rs 98.21 from Rs 98.05, while its yield dropped to 8.22 per cent from 8.26 per cent.
Call rates end lower
Call rates ended lower here on Tuesday due to lack of demand from borrowing banks amidst ample liquidity in the banking system. The overnight rate closed lower at eight per cent from previous closing level of 8.15 per cent. It moved in a range of of 8.20 per cent and 7.80 per cent.