Repurchase of Government Securities through Reverse Auction

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahoutsav
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Repurchase of Government Securities through Reverse Auction

The Government of India has announced the repurchase of its Securities through reverse auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 20,000 crore (face value). The security-wise details of the repurchase are given as under:


S. No. Nomenclature Date of maturity
1. 7.49% GS 2017 (conv) 16-Apr-2017
2. 8.07% GS 2017-Jul 03-Jul-2017
3. 7.99% GS 2017 09-Jul-2017
4. 7.46% GS 2017 28-Aug-2017


The repurchase by the Government of India will be undertaken to redeem prematurely the Government Stocks by utilizing surplus cash balances. The above repurchase of the Government Stocks is purely ad hoc in nature.

Auction for securities will be on price-based auction format. The auctions will be conducted using multiple price method. Bids for the auction should be submitted in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on February 16, 2017 (Thursday) between 10.30 a.m. and 12.00 noon. The result of the auctions will be announced on the same day.

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