Fixed Income Update

Quick Take:

 

  • The improvement in bank liquidity is structural and is likely to benefit short and medium term rates.

 

  • Investor should look to invest in short to medium term funds as a core portfolio allocation.

 

  • In the near term the possibility of rate cuts and macro weakness also provides opportunities in long duration assets. Investors who wish to participate in long bonds should also look at dynamic bond funds.

November was an eventful month for India and the global markets. On November 8, Government of India decided to discontinue existing 500 and 1000 rupee notes and introduce new notes of 500 and 2000 rupee denomination. As per data published by RBI, the total value of circulation of these high value notes amounted to ~14 lac crores accounting for 86% of the total value of money in the system. 

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