SNAPSHOT-India stocks, bonds, rupee, swaps, call at 0458 GMT

STOCKS ----------------------- The BSE index is down 0.14 percent, while the 50-share NSE index falls 0.17 percent, on caution ahead of corporate earnings. GOVERNMENT BONDS


The 10-year bond yield

is at 8.15 percent. The Reserve Bank of India may buy 1.2 trillion rupees of bonds in the second half of fiscal 2012/13, or 60 percent of the planned issuance, to offset incremental liquidity tightness, BarCap estimates.

RUPEE --------------

USD/INR edges marginally lower to 53.02/03 after rising to 53.16 immediately after open as exporters step in to sell dollars, but the domestic share market performance is key for direction.

The pair had closed at 53.0450/0550 on Wednesday.



India's benchmark 5-year OIS is down 1 basis point (bp) at 6.96 percent. The 1-year rate falls 1 bp to 7.59 percent.

CALL MONEY -------------------- India's one-day cash rate nearly steady at 8.05-8.10 percent. --------------------- Double click on codes in < > Reuters MIOR/MIBOR NSE MIBID/MIBOR

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) (Compiled by Manoj Dharra)