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Centre Raises Rs 1,37,025 Cr Through Dated Securities In Q4FY22

The weighted average maturity of new issuances of dated securities was higher at 17.56 years in Q4 of FY22 as compared to 16.88 years in Q3 of FY22, the report mentioned

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The Centre has raised Rs 1,37,025 crore through dated securities in quarter 4 (Q4) of the fiscal year (FY) as against Rs 3,20,349 crore in Q4 of FY21, while repayments were at Rs 49721.87 crore, said the Ministry of Finance on Thursday. 

The weighted average yield of primary issuances hardened to 6.66 per cent in Q4 FY22 from 6.33 per cent in Q3 of FY22, according to the report by the Public Debt Management Cell (PDMC) of the Finance Ministry. 

The weighted average maturity of new issuances of dated securities was higher at 17.56 years in Q4 of FY22 as compared to 16.88 years in Q3 of FY22, the report mentioned. 

From January to March 2022, the central government did not raise any amount through cash management bills. The RBI did not conduct open market operations for government securities during the quarter. 

The net daily average liquidity absorption by RBI under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) including marginal standing facility and special liquidity facility was at Rs 6,44,100.99 crore during the quarter.

Total liabilities (including liabilities under the public account) of the government, as per provisional data, increased to Rs 1,33,22,727.03 crore in March 2022 from Rs 1,28,41,996 crore in December 2021. 

Public debt accounted for 92.28 per cent of total outstanding liabilities in end-March 2022 up from 91.60 per cent at end-December 2021. Nearly 29.31 per cent of the outstanding dated securities had a residual maturity of fewer than 5 years, it said. 


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