Government Bonds

Government Bonds

A bond is a fixed income instrument in which a loan is give by an investor to a borrower. If you buy a bond from a company, you have that amount to the company, and like all other loans, you earn an interest on your investment.

Government Bonds
3.75 %
Interest Rate
Government Bonds
7.41 %
Base Rate
Government Bonds
11.16 %
Total Interest Rate

Last Updated Date: May 16, 2022

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd

In 1987, when it was first formed as a joint venture, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited became operational. The Standard Chartered Group's global network provides the bank with a rare opportunity to provide genuinely international banking services in Nepal. A wide range of banking products and services are provided by Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited to a wide range of customers, including individuals, local mid-market firms, multinationals, main public sector companies, government companies, airlines, hotels, as well as the DO segment comprising embassies, aid organizations, NGOs and INGOs. Corporate Social Responsibility is an important part of the vision of Standard Chartered to become the world's best foreign bank and is the core pillar of the Bank's principles. Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited focuses on children's initiatives, particularly in the fields of health and education, and supports non-governmental organizations engaged in community charitable activities.

Government Bonds


  1. Copy of citizenship certificate of the borrower and all other owners of the securities
  2. Photographs
  3. Documents certifying current salary (for employee)
  4. Paper of Agreements/contracts (for Fixed Income Groups)
  5. Loan Application form duly filled and signed
  6. Firm Registration Certificate/PAN with Board Resolution for obtaining loan and to sign on security documents of the bank in case of firm/company


What is Loan Against Bonds?

A bond is a fixed income instrument in which a loan is give by an investor to a borrower.Loans Against Securities is available in the form of an overdraft facility which is pledged against financial securities like shares, units and bonds. Loan Against Shares/Bonds/Mutual Funds is basically a loan where you pledge the securities you have invested in as collateral against the loan amount.

A bond is a fixed income instrument in which a loan is given by an investor to a borrower.If you hold the government bonds yourself, you can either open a margin brokerage account, put the bonds in the account, then borrow against them, or you can borrow from a bank using the bonds as collateral.Bonds are subject to risks such as the interest rate risk, prepayment risk, credit risk, reinvestment risk, and liquidity risk.While granting advances against shares held in joint names to joint holders or third party beneficiaries, banks normally ensure that the objective of the regulation is not defeated by granting advances to other joint holders or third party beneficiaries to circumvent the limits placed on loans/advances against shares and other securities.Banks avail the facility of Pledge of the dematerialized shares/debentures in the depository system, whereby the securities pledged by the borrower get blocked in favour of the lending bank. The loan limit depends on the valuation of the security, applicable margin and ability to service and repay the loan. Loan is normally given in the form of overdraft facility against the pledge of the securities. Interest has to be paid for the amount and period for which the overdraft facility is utilized. A declaration is obtained from the borrower indicating the details of the loans / advances availed against shares and other securities, from any other bank, in order to ensure compliance with the ceilings prescribed for the purpose.


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