EXCLUSIVE: RBI tells SBI to bid aggressively at next switch auction; redemptions need to be brought down

On October 18th, the government is scheduled to switch two short-term bonds – the 5.09 per cent, 2022 paper and the 8.08 per cent, 2022 paper (maturing in April 13th 2022 and August 2nd, 2022) with three longer-term floating rate bonds – the FRB 2028 bond, the FRB, 2031 bond and the FRB 2034 bond.