SNAPSHOT-India stocks, bonds, rupee, swaps, call at 0515 GMT

Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:22am EDT

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STOCKS  
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    The BSE index 0.41 percent higher and the broader 50-share
NSE index 0.34 percent up, led by gains in ITC and oil marketing
companies. 
    
    GOVERNMENT BONDS 
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    India's benchmark 10-year bond yield 2 basis points (bps)
lower at 7.78 percent on falling commodity prices. The
government will sell 150 billion rupees of debt later in the
session. 
    
    RUPEE 
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    The partially convertible rupee stronger at 54.11/12 per
dollar versus its 54.21/20 last close, as slight falls in the
global crude oil and gold prices continue to keep up hopes of a
rate cut by the central bank in early May. 

    INTEREST RATE SWAPS  
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    India's benchmark five-year swap rate down 3 bps at 6.97
percent while the one-year rate 2 bps lower at 7.25 percent. 
        
    CALL MONEY 
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    India's cash rate at 7.50/7.60 percent versus Wednesday
close of 7.60/7.65 percent. 
    
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 (Compiled by Subhadip Sircar)
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