Bharti Airtel approached the global debt market to raise up to $1 billion in a 10-year bond sale programme. BhartiÂ´s $1-billion Reg S bond is in the market.
In a first in India, Deutsche Bank has used the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) window to swap fresh foreign currency non-resident bank (FCNR) (B) dollar funds. The bank raised about $450 million FCNR (B) deposits from about 10 non-resident Indians and swapped it with the central bank.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) raised $500 mn through issue of 10 year dollar denominated bonds at a coupon of 5.75 percent. The state-run oil marketing company (OMC) roped in Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank as the joint book-runners for the bond sale. Around 400 investors across the globe offered bids worth about $3.5 bn for subscribing to the bonds. The bidd
A report by Deutsche Bank says the Indian economy may grow at a rate of 6 percent in 2013-14, compared to 5 percent in the previous financial year. The foreign brokerage expects the current account deficit (CAD), which touched a record high of 4.8 per cent in 2012-13, to decline to 3.8 per cent in the current financial year on the back of softening commodity prices