STCI Primary Dealer Ltd.

Products

Skip Navigation Links.

Treasury Bills

 
Treasury Bills are money market instruments offered to finance short term debt obligation of the Government of India. These short term instruments aid in pluging in the short term liquidity mismatches of the Central Government. In simple words, it acts as the working capital of the Central Government.
 
Treasury Bills, or T-Bills as they are colloquially called, are generally issued for a tenor of 91 Days, 182 Days and 364 Days. These are discounted instruments i.e. they are issued at a discount to par value. On maturity, they are redeemed at par value, with the difference between the discounted rate (at the time issuance) and maturity value being the return earned on such investments. The minimum amount in which they can be traded is Rs 25,000.
 
Just as in case of Dated G-Secs and SDLs, non competitive bidding is allowed in T-Bills. However, participation in the same is restricted only to State Governments, eligible Provident Funds, select foreign central banks and is not available to the co-operative banks for proprietary bids. Also, in case of T-Bills, the amount accepted for non-competitive bids is over and above the notified amount and no limit has been placed on the maximum amount that can be bid under this facility.
 
The trading and settlement mechanism for T-Bills transactions is similar to those for Dated G-Secs and SDLs. Moreover, it qualifies as an SLR investment and can also be used as collateral in repo transactions.
 
Clients interested buying/selling T-Bills may contact our Sales Personnel on 022-66202224/25/28. We endeavor to provide the best possible returns to our clients, keeping in line with their overall investment objectives.
 

Latest News

The CPI
The Consumer Price Index (Combined) inflation for April 2022 printed at 7.79% as compared to the revised reading of 6.95% in the previous month.
--------------------------------------------------
Headline WPI inflation
Headline WPI inflation for April 2022 printed at 15.08%, marginally higher than 14.55% in March 2022.
--------------------------------------------------
IIP growth
IIP growth for March 2022 printed at 1.85%, marginally higher than the reading of 1.46% in February 2022, on a year-on-year basis
--------------------------------------------------
Real gross domestic product
Real gross domestic product for Q3FY22 noted a growth of 5.4% on a year on year basis, aided by a moderate pickup in activity across segments. Also, GDP expanded by 6.4% on a quarter on quarter basis and by 6.2% from Q3FY20 levels
--------------------------------------------------
The MPC
The MPC unanimously decided to hike the policy Repo rate by 40 bps in an off-cycle meeting held on May 02 and May 04, 2022. Consequently, key policy rates stand as follows: Standing Deposit Facility rate at 4.15%, Repo rate at 4.40% and Marginal Standing Facility and Bank rate at 4.65%.
--------------------------------------------------