Indian linker would see strong international demand: Barclays

21 Mar 2013

Global demand for the debut Indian inflation-linked bond will likely be high due to attractive total returns and the diversification opportunity, despite higher real yields on other EM linkers.

The Indian sovereign’s inaugural inflation linked bond will generate high international demand due to the scare supply of inflation-linked securities in emerging Asia, as well as attractive total returns, according to Barclays.

The Indian government has been mulling issuing an inflation-linked bond for a while, said Igor Arsenin, ...

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