Underwriting Auctions for Government SecuritiesBy RBI
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The Government of India have announced the sale of (i) (reissue) "7.99 per cent Government Stock 2017” for a notified amount of `2,000 crore (nominal), (ii) (reissue) "Floating Rate Bonds 2020” for a notified amount of `2,000 crore (nominal), (iii) (reissue) "9.15 per cent Government Stock 2024" for a notified amount of `6,000 crore and (iv) "New 30 Year Government Stock 2041" for a notified amount of `3,000 crore (nominal) through auctions to be held on December 9, 2011. The underwriting auctions for the captioned securities will be conducted on December 8, 2011 (Thursday).
As per revised scheme of underwriting, dated November 14, 2007, the amounts of Minimum Underwriting Commitment (MUC) and the minimum bidding commitment under Additional Competitive Underwriting (ACU) for the underwriting auctions, per Primary Dealer, are as under:
(` in crore)
The underwriting auctions will be conducted using multiple price based auction method. Primary Dealers (PDs) may submit their bids for ACU auctions electronically through Negotiated Dealing System (NDS) between 10.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on December 8, 2011 (Thursday)
The underwriting commission will be credited to the current account of the respective PDs at the RBI, Fort, Mumbai on the date of issue of securities.
Press Release : 2011-2012/890