SNAPSHOT-Indian Stocks, Rupee, Bonds, Swaps, Call 0742 GMT

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MUMBAI, August 23 (Reuters)

STOCKS:

The ESB Sensex reference .BSESN and the broader NSE index .NSEIincreased by 0.1% in choppy trading as investors searched for bargains after a massive sell-off in the past two sessions. IT stocks weighed, with Infosys Ltd INFY.NS losing 2% to be the top percentage loser on the Nifty 50 index. .BO

RUPEE:

The Indian Rupee RNI=IN was at 79.8850 against the US Dollar, down from 79.8675 in the previous session, amid low risk appetite. INR/

GOVERNMENT BONDS: Indian Benchmark 6.54% Bond Maturing 2032 IN065432G=CC was at 94.9600 rupees, yielding 7.2887%, compared to 95.08 rupees and 7.2702% at the previous close, following the rise in US Treasury yields as investors await the sale of government debt. IN/

TODAY’S INDEXED SWAPS:

The one-year overnight indexed swap rate INRAMONMI1Y= was trading at 6.12%, while the benchmark five-year swap rate INRSMONMI5Y= rose 3 basis points to 6.32%. INC/

MONEY CALL:

One Day Call Money India INROUND= the rate was at 5.30% against 5.15% the previous session. The overnight TREPS rate INTREPTOT=TCCL closed at 5.21%, down from 5.06%. INC/

(Reporting by Anushka Trivedi; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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