India cbank bought 79.12 bln rupees of bonds through OMO on Dec 24

MUMBAI Fri Jan 4, 2013 5:07pm IST

MUMBAI Jan 4 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India bought 79.12 billion rupees ($1.44 billion) of bonds on Dec. 24 through outright open market operations, it said in a release on Friday.

However, there was no clarity on secondary market purchases by RBI in the week ended Dec. 28 in the release, which was in a new format.

($1= 55.1 rupees) (Reporting by Neha Dasgupta)

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