Corporate bonds surge by 37% to a record Rs 17.72 trillion in 2017

Corporate bonds surge by 37% to a record Rs 17.72 trillion in 2017The structural and cyclical factors have helped transactions in corporate debt securities at top stock exchanges BSE and NSE surge by 37 per cent to a record Rs 17.72 trillion in 2017, as per official data. Trading worth about Rs 13 trillion in corporate bonds was reported on the two bourses during 2016, going by data compiled by capital market regulator Sebi. During the year gone by, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) represented the largest share of trading in corporate bonds at 75 per cent.

Source: Maalaimalar