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20-Aug-2019   17:33 Hrs IST Rupee depriciated for second consecutive session on Tuesday <p align="justify">Indian rupee ended weaken for second consecutive session on Tuesday against the US dollar, due to rising crude oil prices along with strength in the dollar overseas. Market participants remained worried with report that former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan called slowdown in the economy very worrisome and said the government needs to fix the immediate problems in power and non-bank financial sectors and come out with a new set of reforms to energise private sector to invest. Traders took note of RBI governor Shaktikanta Das' statement that the central bank is looking to formalise policies to link loan rates to an external benchmark like the repo so as to speed up transmission. On the global front, private report stateed that the euro hovered around a two-week low versus the dollar as the U.S. currency held strong on Tuesday, boosted by slightly higher Treasury yields, while political uncertainties in Italy also kept the common currency subdued.</p><p align="justify">Finally, the rupee ended at 71.71, 28 paise weaker from its previous close of 71.43 on Monday. The currency touched a high and low of 71.80 and 71.53 respectively. The reference rate for the dollar stood at 71.34 and for Euro stood at 79.13 on August 19, 2019. While the reference rate for the Yen stood at 67.50, the reference rate for the Great Britain Pound (GBP) stood at 86.80.<br></p>
20-Aug-2019   16:29 Hrs IST Call rates edge lower on Tuesday <p align="justify">Interbank call rates, the rates at which banks borrow short-term funds from each other, were trading lower at 5.27% from its previous close of 5.30% on Monday as demand eased in the first week of the reporting cycle.</p><p align="justify">The overnight borrowing rates touched a high and low of 5.42% and 4.10% respectively.</p><p align="justify">According to the Clearing Corporation of India (CCIL), the weighted average rate (WAR) in the call money market was at 5.24% on Tuesday and total volume stood at Rs 50758.14 crore, so far.</p><p align="justify">As per CCIL data, WAR in the TREP (Triparty Repo) market was 5.22% on Tuesday total volume stood at Rs 159545.70 crore, so far.</p><p align="justify">The indicative call rates which closed at 5.30% on Monday, were contributions made from Andhra Bank, AXIS Bank, Bank of America, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Canara Bank, J P Morgan Chase, Citibank N.A., Corporation Bank, Credit Agricole Bank, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Securities, IDBI Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Punjab National Bank, RBS, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered, so far.<br></p>
20-Aug-2019   15:07 Hrs IST OTC trade data of government securities as on August 19
20-Aug-2019   15:06 Hrs IST Bond yields trade higher on Tuesday
20-Aug-2019   15:05 Hrs IST NSE Corporate Bonds Trading report
20-Aug-2019   11:20 Hrs IST Rupee weakens against US dollar on Tuesday
19-Aug-2019   17:18 Hrs IST Rupee snaps 2-day gaining streak as dollar advances
19-Aug-2019   15:35 Hrs IST Call rates edge higher with the start of fresh reporting cycle
19-Aug-2019   14:58 Hrs IST NSE Corporate Bonds Trading report
19-Aug-2019   14:47 Hrs IST OTC trade data of government securities as on August 16