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RBIs Big Bond Buying Program and Why we aren’t changing the Fixed Income Portfolio

To calm down the yield curve, RBI will buy government securities from the secondary market. This quarter alone, they will buy Rs. 100,000 cr. worth of bonds. ...
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Premium: Why Liquid Funds Will Suck For Fixed Income Portfolios

We’ve just changed the fixed income portfolio. Because the RBI, in its infinite wisdom, has thrown in the towel on interest rates. We have a video about ...
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Why Are Gilt Funds Down? That, and Fixed Income Portfolio Changes.

Gilt fund (and most bond fund) returns have fallen dramatically in the last few days. Nippon’s Gilt fund shows a negative return on a three month basis: ...
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Premium: Fixed Income Portfolio Changes To More Safety

The Fixed Income Portfolio needs another small change. This is the second change this year, which is fairly unusual for a portfolio like this but such times ...
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Premium: The Fixed Income Portfolio Is Now More Aggressively Into Gilts

We’ve been running a fixed income portfolio, almost surreptitiously, on Capitalmind Premium. Here’s the set of posts and what happened each time. ...
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Bond Baba gets a desk

If you have been a frequent visitor to Capitalmind, you already know we like bonds. Low volatility relative to stocks, a variety of term structures to  match ...
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Bond Baba: Reviewing the Fixed Income Portfolio and Adding Gilt Exposure

Fixed income covers a wide arena of investments but have lower volatility in comparison to equity. Volatility in fixed income instruments is determined by the ...
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Fixed Income Portfolio: Goodbye Gilt and Dynamic Funds, Hello Ultra Short Terms [Bond Baba]

The RBI hasn’t cut rates and bonds have been crushed. How bad is it, really? For bond funds, it’s a drop across the board, as government ...
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Bond Baba: Bond Prices Have Fallen. The Fixed Income Portfolio Needs To Move To Ultra Short Terms

Bonds got battered today. After RBI said no to a rate cut, bond yields rose. The 10 year was quoting at 6.17% and closed at 6.41% – a 0.24% increase in ...
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Our Fixed Income Bond Mutual Fund Portfolio, Revisited: Bond Baba

We had two fixed income portfolio posts since 2014, and it's probably time for another one and an ...
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