SNAPSHOT-India stocks, bonds, rupee, swaps, call at 0420 GMT

Sun Dec 2, 2012 11:26pm EST

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STOCKS  
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    The BSE index was 0.19 percent higher, and the 50-share NSE
index gained 0.11 percent, tracking gains in other Asian
markets with banking shares leading the gains. 
     
    GOVERNMENT BONDS  
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    India's benchmark federal bond yield 1 basis point lower at
8.17 percent with a likely move to hike foreign fund limit in
government debt by $5 billion and the RBI governor's comments on
tolerance for higher normal level of inflation adding to gains
in prices. 
      
    RUPEE    
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    The partially convertible rupee at 54.32/33 per dollar
versus its previous close of 54.26/27 on the back of dollar
demand from oil firms but gains in other Asian peers and
domestic shares limiting a further fall. 
     
    INTEREST RATE SWAPS  
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    India's short-end 1-year OIS rate down 1 basis point at 7.71
percent, while the benchmark 5-year OIS rate also down 1 basis
point at 7.11 percent.
    
    CALL MONEY  
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    India's cash rate at 8.05/8.10 percent versus its Friday's
close of 8.00/8.05. Rates had ended at 8.05/8.10 percent in an
illiquid market on Saturday. 
     
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 (Compiled by Swati Bhat)
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