Investment limit in inflation bonds doubled to Rs 10 lakh

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The Reserve Bank today said the investment limit in the inflation indexed bonds for individuals has been doubled to Rs 10 lakh.

Also, the limit for institutions like HUF (Hindu undivided family), Charitable Trusts, Education Endowments and similar institutions which are not pro-profit in nature has been increased from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 25 lakh per annum, RBI said.

The subscription for the Inflation Indexed National Savings Securities- Cumulative will close on March 31.

The RBI in consultation with government had launched the bond in December. Earlier, the bond was open for subscription during December 23-31, but was later extended to March 31.

Interest rate on the bonds are linked to Consumer Price Index (CPI).

These securities will be issued in the form of Bonds Ledger Account (BLA).

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