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Operation Twist

31st December – Indian Banking – Challenges

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to conduct the second phase of Operation Twist by simultaneous buying and selling of government securities. What it means? It will buy long tenure bonds and sell short-term ones to bring down the bond yields and flatten the curve, narrowing the term premium. The 10-year bond yield, …

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27th December – Explained – Operation Twist

What is Operation Twist? Operation Twist is the name given to a monetary policy tool that the US Federal Reserve had initiated to influence the prevailing rate of interest in the markets. In India, the RBI put through its version of Operation Twist by buying ₹10,000 crore worth of 10-year government bonds while selling four …

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