India: bonds

The Indian debt market while composed of bonds, both government and corporate, is dominated by the government bonds. The central government bonds are the predominant and most liquid component of the bond market. Despite the increased volumes, the number of participants is limited to about two dozen active players. Since a majority of the participants are triple A-rated and 80 per cent of the trade is direct, there exist minimal settlement risks. Since liberalization of Indian capital market many Indian companies have tapped international market and have raised both debt i.e, Eurobonds, foreign bonds, as well as quasi debt instruments like FCCBs ( Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds). Many of these bonds and international debts are also issued with varying features like FRNs (Floating Rate Notes).
    There are different types of bond market in India
  1. • Corporate Bond Market
  2. • Municipal Bond Market
  3. • Government and Agency Bond Market
  4. • Funding Bond Market
  5. • Mortgage Backed and Collateral Debt Obligation Bond Market

Outstanding bond issues

Сurrency Outstanding bond issues Cumulative volume
sovereign
INR 109 47 406 059 890 000
municipal
INR 397 5 037 424 840 760
HKD 1 25 000 000 000
corporate
INR 5350 16 189 022 033 815
USD 132 62 943 745 000
SGD 7 1 045 000 000
CNY 5 2 040 000 000
EUR 4 2 775 000 000
AUD 3 514 500 000
CHF 3 650 000 000
JPY 2 35 000 000 000
GBP 1 50 000 000
MXN 1 286 100 000

Sovereign rating

Rating AgencyRatingRating scaleDate
Dagong Credit *** International scale rating (foreign curr.) ***
Dagong Credit *** International scale rating (local curr.) ***
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) *** Country Risk Classifications ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- foreign currency ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- local currency ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Foreign Currency LT ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Local Currency LT ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (foreign curr.) ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (local curr.) ***
Rating Agency RAEX (Expert RA) *** Foriegn curr. scale ***
Rating Agency RAEX (Expert RA) *** Local curr. scale ***
National Rating Agency *** Global scale ***
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Latest bond issues

issue ISIN coupon volume end of placement maturity date
Oil India, 4% 21apr2027, USD - International bonds XS1565437487 4% 500 000 000  USD 04/11/2017 04/21/2027
JSW Steel, 5.25% 13apr2022, USD - International bonds XS1586341981 5.25% 500 000 000  USD 04/05/2017 04/13/2022
HDFC, 6.875% 30apr2020, INR - International bonds XS1589374500 6.875% 33 000 000 000  INR 03/24/2017 04/30/2020
Axis Bank, FRN 27mar2020, USD - International bonds XS1586706233 3M LIBOR USD + 1% 10 000 000  USD 03/21/2017 03/27/2020
Srei, 9.12% 27feb2022, INR - Domestic bonds INE872A07UI2 9.12% 100 000 000  INR 03/07/2017 02/27/2022
Srei, 9.5% 27feb2022, INR - Domestic bonds INE872A07UJ0 9.5% 100 000 000  INR 03/01/2017 02/27/2022
State Bank of India, 3.25% 24jan2022, USD - International bonds XS1551709568 3.25% 550 000 000  USD 02/13/2017 01/24/2022
Neerg Energy, 6% 13feb2022, USD - International bonds USV6277KAA26 6% 475 000 000  USD 02/06/2017 02/13/2022
NTPC, 2.75% 1feb2027, EUR - International bonds XS1551677260 2.75% 500 000 000  EUR 01/25/2017 02/01/2027
Jain Irrigation Systems, 7.125% 1feb2022, USD - International bonds XS1555346995 7.125% 200 000 000  USD 01/25/2017 02/01/2022

World Bond market statistics

Quarterly indices

Type IV 2016 III 2016 II 2016 I 2016 IV 2015 III 2015 II 2015
BIS volume of international-bond market of emerging countries
Indian international bonds, USD bln 34.800 34.000 30.300 31.000 31.100 31.400 30.700
BIS net issues of international-bond market of emerging countries
International-bond net issue of India, USD bln 1.000 3.700 0.700 -0.300 -0.200 0.800 2.500

Emerging Markets International Bonds

Monthly indices

Type Mar 2017 Feb 2017 Jan 2017 Dec 2016 Nov 2016 Oct 2016 Sep 2016
Asian International Bonds Markets
India’s international bonds, USD bln 65.848 66.851 66.365 64.566 64.639 67.381 66.728
India’s corporate international bonds, USD bln 65.848 66.851 66.365 64.566 64.639 67.381 66.728
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Credit Risk Indicators

Daily indices

Type: 04/21/2017 04/20/2017 04/19/2017 04/18/2017 04/17/2017 04/14/2017 04/13/2017
CDS Interactive Data 
CDS 6M India * * * * * * *
CDS 1Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 2Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 3Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 4Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 5Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 7Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 10Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 15Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 20Y India * * * * * * *
CDS 30Y India * * * * * * *
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Macroeconomic Indicators (World economy)

Monthly indices

Type Mar 2017 Feb 2017 Jan 2017
Inflation Rate (World), % to the same period of the previous year
Inflation Rate (India) 3.65 3.65 3.17
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Yearly indices

Type 2015 2014
Government Debt to GDP (World), %
Government Debt to GDP(India) 69.00 68.30

Stock market (World)

Daily indices

Type: 04/20/2017 04/19/2017 04/18/2017 04/17/2017 04/12/2017 04/11/2017 04/10/2017
Stock market (Asia)
BSE Sensex   29 422.00 29 337.00 29 319.00 29 414.00 29 643.00 29 788.00 29 576.00
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JP Morgan

Daily indices

Type: 08/20/2013 08/19/2013 08/16/2013 08/15/2013 08/14/2013 08/13/2013 08/12/2013
CEMBI (publication was suspended since 20.08.2013) 
CEMBI India * * * * * * *
ELMI (publication was suspended since 20.08.2013) 
ELMI India * * * * * * *
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Bonds prices

issue volume maturity date bid prices ask prices
date bid price yield date ask price yield
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, 3.5% 2020, USD   USD 07/29/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, 3.95% 19jan2022, USD   USD 01/19/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Adani Transmission, 4% 3aug2026, USD   USD 08/03/2026 04/21/2017 **.*** *.* 04/21/2017 **.*** *.**
Axis Bank, 2.875% 1jun2021, USD   USD 06/01/2021 04/21/2017 **.** *.** 04/21/2017 **.*** *.**
Axis Bank, 3.25% 21may2020, USD   USD 05/21/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Axis Bank, 5.125% 5sep2017, USD   USD 09/05/2017 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Ballarpur Industries, 9.750% perp., USD   USD 04/21/2017 **.**** * 04/21/2017 **.**** *
Bank of Baroda, 4.875% 23jul2019, USD   USD 07/23/2019 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Bank of India, 3.125% 6may2020, USD   USD 05/06/2020 04/21/2017 **.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Bank of India, 3.625% 21sep2018, USD   USD 09/21/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Bank of India, 6.250% 16feb2021, USD   USD 02/16/2021 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Bharat Petroleum, 3% 20dec2019, CHF   CHF 12/20/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 *** *.**
Bharat Petroleum, 4% 8may2025, USD   USD 05/08/2025 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Bharat Petroleum, 4.375% 18jan2027, USD   USD 01/18/2027 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Bharat Petroleum, 4.625% 25oct2022, USD   USD 10/25/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Bharti Airtel, 3% 31mar2020, CHF   CHF 03/31/2020 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Bharti Airtel, 3.375% 20may2021, EUR   EUR 05/20/2021 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Bharti Airtel, 4% 10dec2018, EUR   EUR 12/10/2018 04/21/2017 ***.* *.* 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Bharti Airtel, 4.375% 10jun2025, USD   USD 06/10/2025 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Bharti Airtel, 5.125% 11mar2023, USD   USD 03/11/2023 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Bharti Airtel, 5.35% 20may2024, USD   USD 05/20/2024 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Delhi International Airport, 6.125% 31oct2026, USD   USD 10/31/2026 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Delhi International Airport, 6.125% 3feb2022, USD   USD 02/03/2022 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Eros International, 6.5% 15oct2021, GBP   GBP 10/15/2021 04/21/2017 **.* **.** 04/21/2017 **.** **.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 0.97% 26nov2024, JPY   JPY 11/26/2024 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 2.75% 12aug2020, USD   USD 08/12/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 2.75% 1apr2020, USD   USD 04/01/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.*
Export-Import Bank of India, 3.125% 20jul2021, USD   USD 07/20/2021 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 3.375% 18sep2017, SGD   SGD 09/18/2017 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 3.375% 5aug2026, USD   USD 08/05/2026 04/21/2017 **.** *.** 04/21/2017 **.*** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 3.875% 2oct2019, USD   USD 10/02/2019 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 4% 14jan2023, USD   USD 01/14/2023 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 4.0% 7aug2017, USD   USD 08/07/2017 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 5.09% 18apr2018, MXN   MXN 04/18/2018 04/21/2017 **.** *.** 04/21/2017 **.* *.**
Export-Import Bank of India, 5.76% 5apr2018, AUD   AUD 04/05/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, 4.5% 2aug2021, USD   USD 08/02/2021 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Global Cloud Xchange, 7% 1aug2019, USD   USD 08/01/2019 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
ICICI Bank, 2.75% 7jan2020, CHF   CHF 01/07/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ICICI Bank, 3.5% 18mar2020, USD   USD 03/18/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 *** *.*
ICICI Bank, 5.750% 16nov2020, USD   USD 11/16/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ICICI Bank, 6.125% 3apr2019, AUD   AUD 04/03/2019 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
ICICI Bank, 6.375% 30apr2022, USD   USD 04/30/2022 04/21/2017 **.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ICICI Bank, 7.0% 23nov2020, USD   USD 11/23/2020 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.**
IDBI Bank, 4.125% 23apr2020, USD   USD 04/23/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
IDBI Bank, 4.25% 30nov2020, USD   USD 11/30/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
IDBI Bank, 4.375% 26mar2018, USD   USD 03/26/2018 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
IDBI Bank, 5% 25sep2019, USD   USD 09/25/2019 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Indian Oil Corporation, 4.10% 15oct2022, SGD   SGD 10/15/2022 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Indian Oil Corporation, 5.625% 2aug2021, USD   USD 08/02/2021 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Indian Oil Corporation, 5.75% 1aug2023, USD   USD 08/01/2023 04/21/2017 ***.** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Indian Railway Finance Corp, 3.417% 10oct2017, USD   USD 10/10/2017 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *
Indian Railway Finance Corp, 3.917% 26feb2019, USD   USD 02/26/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Indus Gas LTD, 8% 2018, SGD   SGD 04/23/2018 04/21/2017 **.** **.** 04/21/2017 **.** **.**
ITNL, 7.5% 1apr2018, CNY   CNY 04/01/2018 04/21/2017 ** *.** 04/21/2017 ** *.*
Jaypee Group, 5.75% 2017, USD (Conv.)   USD 09/08/2017 04/21/2017 ** ***.** 04/21/2017 ** ***.**
JSW Steel, 4.75% 12nov2019, USD   USD 11/12/2019 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
JSW Steel, 5.25% 13apr2022, USD   USD 04/13/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.*
Larsen & Toubro, 0.675% 2019, USD (Conv.)   USD 10/22/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Lodha Developers P.L., 12% 13mar2020, USD   USD 03/13/2020 04/21/2017 ***.*** **.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** **.**
Neerg Energy, 6% 13feb2022, USD   USD 02/13/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
NTPC, 2.75% 1feb2027, EUR   EUR 02/01/2027 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
NTPC, 4.25% 26feb2026, USD   USD 02/26/2026 04/21/2017 ***.** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
NTPC, 4.375% 26nov2024, USD   USD 11/26/2024 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
NTPC, 4.750% 3oct2022, USD   USD 10/03/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
NTPC, 5.625% 14jul2021, USD   USD 07/14/2021 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
NTPC, 7.375% 10aug2021, INR   INR 08/10/2021 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *
Oil India, 3.875% 17apr2019, USD   USD 04/17/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.*
Oil India, 5.375% 17apr2024, USD   USD 04/17/2024 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ONGC, 2.5% 7may2018, USD   USD 05/07/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ONGC, 2.75% 15jul2021, EUR   EUR 07/15/2021 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ONGC, 2.875% 27jan2022, USD   USD 01/27/2022 04/21/2017 **.*** *.** 04/21/2017 **.*** *.**
ONGC, 3.25% 15jul2019, USD   USD 07/15/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ONGC, 3.75% 27jul2026, USD   USD 07/27/2026 04/21/2017 **.*** *.** 04/21/2017 **.*** *.**
ONGC, 3.75% 7may2023, USD   USD 05/07/2023 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
ONGC, 4.625% 15jul2024, USD   USD 07/15/2024 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Power Grid Corporation, 3.875% 17jan2023, USD   USD 01/17/2023 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Rain Commodities, 8.0% 1dec2018, USD   USD 12/01/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.*
Reliance Communications, 2020   USD 11/06/2020 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Reliance Industries, 2.06% 15jan2026, USD   USD 01/15/2026 04/21/2017 **.**** *.** 04/21/2017 **.**** *.**
Reliance Industries, 2.512% 15jan2026, USD   USD 01/15/2026 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.**
Reliance Industries, 4.125% 28jan2025, USD   USD 01/28/2025 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Reliance Industries, 4.50% 19oct2020, USD   USD 10/19/2020 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Reliance Industries, 4.875% 10feb2045, USD   USD 02/10/2045 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Reliance Industries, 5.40% 14feb2022, USD   USD 02/14/2022 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.*
Reliance Industries, 5.875% perp., USD   USD 04/21/2017 *** * 04/21/2017 ***.** *
Reliance Industries, 6.250% 19oct2040, USD   USD 10/19/2040 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Reliance Industries, 8.25% 15jan2027, USD   USD 01/15/2027 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.**
Reliance Industries, 9.375% 24jun2026, USD   USD 06/24/2026 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.**** *.**
State Bank of India, 3.25% 18apr2018, USD   USD 04/18/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
State Bank of India, 3.25% 24jan2022, USD   USD 01/24/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
State Bank of India, 3.622% 17apr2019, USD   USD 04/17/2019 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
State Bank of India, 4.125% 1aug2017, USD   USD 08/01/2017 04/21/2017 ***.** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
State Bank of India, 4.875% 17apr2024, USD   USD 04/17/2024 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
State Bank of India, 5.5% perp., USD   USD 04/21/2017 ***.** * 04/21/2017 ***.*** *
State Bank of India, 7.140% perp., USD   USD 04/21/2017 ***.*** * 04/21/2017 ***.*** *
Suzlon Energy, 3.25% 16jul2019, USD (Conv.)   USD 07/16/2019 04/21/2017 ***.*** -*.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** -*.**
Suzlon Energy, 3.25% 16jul2019, USD (Conv.)   USD 07/16/2019 04/21/2017 ***.*** -*.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** -*.*
Suzlon Energy, 4.969% 28mar2018, USD   USD 03/28/2018 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Syndicate Bank, 3.875% 4dec2019, USD   USD 12/04/2019 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Syndicate Bank, 4.125% 12apr2018, USD   USD 04/12/2018 04/21/2017 **.** **.* 04/21/2017 **.** **.**
Tata International, 6.65% perp., SGD   SGD 04/21/2017 **.** * 04/21/2017 ***.*** *
Tata Motors, 4.625% 30apr2020, USD   USD 04/30/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Tata Motors, 5.75% 30oct2024, USD   USD 10/30/2024 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Tata Motors, 5.75% 7may2021, USD   USD 05/07/2021 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Tata Power, 8.5% 19aug2017, USD   USD 08/19/2017 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Tata Steel, 4.85% 31jan2020, USD   USD 01/31/2020 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Tata Steel, 5.95% 31jul2024, USD   USD 07/31/2024 04/21/2017 *** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Union Bank of India, 3.625% 25oct2018, USD   USD 10/25/2018 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Union Bank of India, 4.5% 28oct2019, USD   USD 10/28/2019 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.**
Union Bank of India, 4.625% 22aug2017, USD   USD 08/22/2017 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Vedanta, 6% 31jan2019, USD   USD 01/31/2019 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.* *.**
Vedanta, 6.375% 30jul2022, USD   USD 07/30/2022 04/21/2017 ***.** *.* 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Vedanta, 7.125% 31may2023, USD   USD 05/31/2023 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.*** *.*
Vedanta, 8.250% 7jun2021, USD   USD 06/07/2021 04/21/2017 ***.** *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
Vedanta, 9.5% 18jul2018, USD   USD 07/18/2018 04/21/2017 ***.* *.** 04/21/2017 ***.** *.**
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