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Liquidity in secondary market for G-secs hugely improved in the past decade

Liquidity in G-Secs is mainly in a few benchmark securities, particularly the 10-year bench­mark

Liquidity in secondary market for G-secs hugely improved in the past decade
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Liquidity in the secondary market for government securities (G-secs) has hugely improved over the past decade. The average daily volume in G-secs trading, including in state development loans or SDL (bonds issued by the states), has remained higher than that in corporate bonds and the equity markets. Liquidity in G-Secs is mainly in a few benchmark securities, particularly the 10-year bench­mark. The average bid-ask spread for liquid securities in the G-Sec market has remained at less than a basis point during the past few years.

There has been a conscious and continuous effort by the Reserve Bank of India to

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First Published: Jul 30 2019 | 11:11 PM IST

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