Total government liabilities increased by 2.15% to Rs 128.41 lakh crore in the third quarter of the current financial year, from Rs 125.71 lakh crore in the previous quarter, according to data released by the Ministry of Finance on Monday. Finance.
Public debt represented 91.60% of total outstanding liabilities at the end of December 2021 compared to 91.48% at the end of September 2021. Nearly 29.94% of the outstanding dated securities had a residual maturity of less than 5 years , according to the quarterly report. report on public debt management.
During the October to December quarter 2021-22, the central government issued dated securities worth Rs 2.88 lakh crore compared to Rs 2.83 lakh crore during the corresponding quarter of the previous year. During the third quarter of the current financial year, repayments amounted to Rs 75,300 crore.
The weighted average yield on primary issues rose to 6.33% in the third quarter of the current fiscal year, from 6.26% in the second quarter of 2021-22. The weighted average maturity of new issues of dated securities was higher at 16.88 years in the third quarter of the current fiscal year, compared to 16.51 years in the second quarter of 2021-2022, according to the data.