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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
28-January-2013 18:14 IST
Auction for Sale of Government Stocks

 

                                                          

         Government of India have announced the sale (re-issue) of (i) “8.12 percent Government Stock 2020” for a notified amount of Rs. 3,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii) “8.20 percent Government Stock 2025” for a notified amount of
Rs. 6,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction; and (iii) “8.30 percent Government Stock 2042” for a notified amount of Rs. 3,000 crore (nominal) through
price based auction. The auctions will be conducted using multiple price method. The auctions will be conducted by the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai Office, Fort, Mumbai on February 01
, 2013 (Friday). 

 

         Up to 5% of the notified amount of the sale of the stocks will be allotted to eligible individuals and Institutions as per the Scheme for Non-Competitive Bidding Facility in the Auction of Government Securities.

 

         Both competitive and non-competitive bids for the auction should be submitted in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) System on February 01, 2013. The non-competitive bids should be submitted between 10.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. and the competitive bids should be submitted between 10.30 a.m.
and 12.00 noon.   

 

         The result of the auctions will be announced on February 01, 2013 and payment by successful bidders will be on February 04, 2013 (Monday).    

 

         The Stocks will be eligible for “When Issued” trading in accordance with the guidelines on ‘When Issued transactions in Central Government Securities’ issued by the Reserve Bank of India vide circular No. RBI /2006-07/178 dated November 16, 2006 as amended from time to time.

 

 

Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

New Delhi: Magha 8, 1934; January 28, 2013

 

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