Explained: What are sovereign bonds, and what are their risks and rewards?

Finance Minister has announced in the Budget that it plans to raise a portion of its gross borrowing from overseas markets using sovereign bonds. A government bond or sovereign bond is a form of debt that the government undertakes wherein it issues bonds with the promise to pay periodic interest payments and also repay the… Continue reading Explained: What are sovereign bonds, and what are their risks and rewards?

Why is India opting for overseas bonds?

Finance Minister has announced in the Budget that it plans to raise a portion of its gross borrowing from overseas markets using sovereign bonds. A government bond or sovereign bond is a form of debt that the government undertakes wherein it issues bonds with the promise to pay periodic interest payments and also repay the… Continue reading Why is India opting for overseas bonds?