Notifications

(58 kb)
Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of Government Stock (GS)

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
Budget Division

New Delhi, dated May 14, 2018

NOTIFICATION

Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of Government Stock (GS)

F.No.4(6)W&M/2018: Government of India(GoI) hereby notifies sale (re-issue) of the following Government Stocks:

Name of the Security Date of Original Issue Tenure
(yy-mm-dd)
Date of Maturity Base Method Notified Amount
(in ₹ Crore)
6.65% GS 2020 Apr 09, 2018 02-00-00 Apr 09, 2020 Price Multiple 1,000
7.59% GS 2026 Jan. 11, 2016 10-00-00 Jan. 11, 2026 Price Multiple 3,000
GoI FRB 2031 May 07, 2018 13-07-00 Dec 07, 2031 Price Multiple 4,000
6.57% GS 2033 Dec 05, 2016 17-00-00 Dec 05, 2033 Price Multiple 1,000
6.62% GS 2051 Nov 28, 2016 35-00-00 Nov 28, 2051 Price Multiple 3,000

Subject to the limit of Rs.12000 Cr, being total notified amount, GoI will have the option to retain additional subscription up to Rs.1000 Cr each against any one or more of the above securities. The sale will be subject to the terms and conditions spelt out in this notification (called ‘Specific Notification’). The Stock will be sold through Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai Office, Fort, Mumbai- 400 001 as per the terms and conditions specified in the General Notification F.No.4(2)–W&M/2018, dated March 27, 2018 issued by Government of India.

Allotment to Non-competitive Bidders
2. The Government Stock up to 5% of the notified amount of the sale will be allotted to eligible individuals and institutions as per the enclosed Scheme for Non-competitive Bidding Facility in the Auctions of Government Securities (Annex).

Place and date of auction
3. The auction will be conducted by Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai Office, Fort, Mumbai-400 001 on May 18, 2018. Bids for the auction should be submitted in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system on May 18, 2018. 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.

When Issued Trading
4. The Stock will be eligible for “When Issued” trading in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India.

Date of issue and payment for the stock
5. The result of the auction shall be displayed by the Reserve Bank of India at its Fort, Mumbai Office on May 18, 2018. The payment by successful bidders will be on May 21, 2018 i.e. the date of re-issue. The payment for the stocks will include accrued interest on the nominal value of the Stock allotted in the auction from the date of original issue / last coupon payment date to the date upto which accrued interest is due as mentioned in the table in para 6.

Payment of Interest and Re-payment of Stock
6. Interest will accrue on the nominal value of the Stock from the date of original issue / last coupon payment and will be paid half yearly. The Stock will be repaid at par on date of maturity.

Name of the Security Coupon rate (%) Date of Last Coupon payment Date upto which accrued interest is due Date of Coupon payments (month / date)
6.65% GS 2020 6.65 New Stock May 20, 2018 Oct 09 and Apr 09
7.59% GS 2026 7.59 Jan 11, 2018 May 20, 2018 Jul 11 and Jan 11
GoI FRB 2031 Variable* New Stock May 20, 2018 Jun 07 and Dec 07
6.57% GS 2033 6.57 Dec 05, 2017 May 20, 2018 Jun 05 and Dec 05
6.62% GS 2051 6.62 Nov 28, 2017 May 20, 2018 May 28 and Nov 28
*GoI FRB 2031:

(i) The interest at a variable rate will be paid every half-yearly.

(ii) The Floating Rate Bond will carry the coupon, which will have a base rate, equivalent to Weighted Average Yield (WAY) of last 3 auctions (from the rate fixing day) of 182 Day T-Bills (Please see Annex for illustration), plus a fixed spread, to be decided by way of auction mechanism. The spread will be fixed throughout the tenure of the bond. The implicit yields will be computed by reckoning 365 days in a year.

(iii) In the event of Government of India 182-day Treasury Bill auctions being discontinued during the currency of the Bonds, the base rate of the coupon will be the average of Yield to Maturity (YTM) rates prevailing for six month Government of India Security/ies as on the last three non-reporting Fridays prior to the commencement of the semi-annual coupon period. In case particular Friday/s is/are holiday/s, the yield to maturity rates as on the previous working day shall be taken.

(iv) The base rate for the first coupon payment for period ending June 07, 2018 shall be 6.33 per cent. The rate of interest payable half yearly on the Bonds during the subsequent years shall be announced by the Reserve Bank of India before the commencement of the relative semi-annual coupon period

By Order of the President of India

(Arvind Shrivastava)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India


Annex

Illustration: Base Rate payable on Floating Rate Bonds 2031

Calculation of base rate for the first coupon payment for period ending June 07, 2018

S. No. 182 DTB auction dated Weighted Average Price Weighted Average Yield (%)
1 April 25, 2018 96.91 6.3971
2 April 18, 2018 96.95 6.3038
3 April 11, 2018 96.96 6.2878
  Total   18.9887

@ annualized for 365 day year
Base Rate = (18.9887 / 3) = 6.3296
Rounded off to two decimal places = 6.33 per cent per annum


2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
Archives
Server 214
Top