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Like every private and public organisation, banks also need capital for growth and working capital requirements. So, they issue debt instruments like bank bonds. The RBI and SEBI regulate them. Investing in them can bring good diversification to your portfolio.
|Bank Of Baroda||1000.00Cr||01 Nov 2023||9.80 %|
|Bank Of Baroda||1000.00Cr||17 Dec 2023||9.73 %|
|Canara Bank||1500.00Cr||03 Jan 2024||9.73 %|
|Canara Bank||1000.00Cr||27 Mar 2024||9.70 %|
|HDFC Bank Limited||2000.00Cr||21 Oct 2024||9.60 %|
|Indian Bank||1500.00Cr||27 Dec 2029||9.53 %|
|HDFC Bank Limited||475.00Cr||13 Aug 2024||9.50 %|
|HDFC Bank Limited||1000.00Cr||28 Aug 2024||9.34 %|
|HDFC Bank Limited||510.00Cr||24 Jun 2024||9.24 %|
|HDFC Bank Limited||2953.00Cr||16 Oct 2028||9.05 %|
All You Need To Know About Bank BondsBenefits of Investing In Bank BondsRisks of Investing In Bank BondsList of Banks That Offer Bonds
Benefits of Investing In Bank Bonds
Bank bonds are generally regulated by the Reserve Bank of India and SEBI. The RBI ensures that banks are highly regulated and secure. Also, the Government of India hold’s majority of shareholding in PSU banks, which ensures the stability of banks in crisis times.
- Portfolio Diversification
A perfect portfolio has well-diversified investments to reduce the risk to investors. Bank Bonds diversify an investor's portfolio as they offer minimal risk compared to other investment instruments such as equities, mutual funds, or real estate.
- Better Returns
Bank bonds give a higher return to an investor when compared to fixed deposits. Retired investors prefer these bonds to ensure a fixed income source for a long time.
- Reinvestment Risk
Bank bonds are not subject to reinvestment risk. An investor can avoid the tedious effort required to shortlist other investment alternatives when the bond matures.
- No Penalties
Unlike fixed deposits which attract penalties for premature withdrawal, an investor doesn’t have to pay any penalties for premature withdrawal of bank bonds don’t attract any penalties, unlike FDs in terms of premature withdrawal. You can sell bank bonds in the secondary market anytime.
Risks of Investing In Bank Bonds
Bank bonds don't come with any tax benefit. TDS is deducted by the bank on any interest earned by an investor.
- Interest Rate Risk
- Banking institutions are exposed to interest rate risk as the rate at which the loans are given is fixed, whereas the rate at which it has raised money from depositors/investors is variable.
- Inflation Risk
Bank bonds’ interest rates are fixed for the given tenure of deposit, therefore it might fail to beat the inflation risk. For instance, the bank bond gives an investor a return of 6% and the inflation rate is 7%. That means the investor is earning a negative return of his investment.
List of Banks That Offer Bonds
- Bank Of Baroda
Bank of Baroda issued unsecured non-convertible fully paid-up Basel III Additional Tier 1 Bonds. The Bond was listed on BSE and NSE stock exchange on 22nd July 2020. On 09th July 2020, India Rating and Research Pvt. Ltd gave AA+ rating to this Bond.
- State Bank Of India
State Bank of India issued an unsecured listed Basel III Additional Tier 1 non-convertible bond. This instrument is issued in Private Placement (EBP) mode. The Bond was listed on BSE and NSE stock exchanges on 19th October 2021
On 1st October 2021, India Rating and Research Pvt. Ltd rated AA+ to this Bond.
- Canara Bank
Canara Bank issued 8.24% unsecured rated listed non-convertible perpetual BASEL III Additional Tier 1 bond 2022-23. It is a simple coupon bond with a full redemption option. The Bond is listed on NSE stock exchange on 20th July 2022. India Rating and Research Pvt. Ltd gave AA+ rating to this Bond on 12th July 2022.
- HDFC Bank
HDFC Bank Limited issued unsecured listed Additional Tier 1 non-convertible perpetual bonds in the nature of debenture. This instrument was issued in Private Placement (EBP) mode, and the bond was listed on BSE and NSE stock exchanges on 9th September 2022. India Rating and Research Pvt. Ltd rated AA+ rating to this Bond on 22nd March 2022.
- Punjab National Bank
Punjab National Bank issued 8.30% unsecured listed Basel III compliant Additional Tier I perpetual non-convertible bond. The bond was listed on the BSE stock exchange on 22nd September 2022. India Rating and Research Pvt. Ltd gave AA+ rating to this bond on 21st September 2022.