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Investors can lock in interest rates for long term with G-secs: Analysts

Direct retail investment facility should lead to better secondary market liquidity in gilts

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Government securities | Retail investors | Interest Rates

Sanjay Kumar Singh 



Centre looks to issue G-secs without foreign limits in first half of FY21
Exiting a bond midway during its tenure could become easier. Secondary market liquidity was low in the broker-exchange system.

Earlier, could invest in (G-secs) via their broker and stock exchanges. Now, they have the option to open a retail direct gilt (RDG) account with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and participate in both the primary and the secondary market for gilts.

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First Published: Thu, July 15 2021. 06:10 IST

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