India's federal govt to borrow $68.15bln over second half of 2021/22 - statement

In the October-March period

  
An India Rupee note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017.

An India Rupee note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017.

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NEW DELHI- India's federal government plans to borrow 5.03 trillion Indian rupees ($68.15 billion) in bonds in the October-March period, it said in a statement on Monday.

The government borrowed 7.02 trillion rupees in the April-September period. New Delhi had already said it aimed to borrow 12.06 trillion rupees in bonds in the current financial year, which runs through March 2022. ($1 = 73.8130 Indian rupees)

(Reporting by Aftab Ahmed and Manoj Kumar; Editing by Kevin Liffey) ((Aftab.Ahmed@thomsonreuters.com; +911149548060;))


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