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Power sector faces multiple challenges: Icra

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:18

The power sector faces multiple challenges including high subsidy for state utilities and uncertainty over tariff compensation to power producers, Icra said today.

Price cut: Drug makers' profitability may come under pressure

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:42

Among MNCs, Sanofi Aventis, Abbott and Pfizer are also likely to be affected owing to their sizeable share exposure on anti-diabetic segment and Indian market in general.

Banks to benefit more than HFCs through long-term bonds: Icra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:01

The incentives announced by the RBI "are likely to have a positive impact on banks' competitive position vis-a-vis the housing finance companies", it said in a note.

High subsidies on LPG, kerosene to remain a challenge: ICRA

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:21

With diesel price deregulation likely at some point this fiscal, high subsidies on LPG and kerosene will continue to be a major challenge, Icra Research said Monday.

Stocks of rating agencies jump; Moody's ups stake in ICRA

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:50

Moody`s acquisition has sparked hopes of foreign investor interest in other local rating agencies too, dealers say.

GDP growth may go up to 5.5% in FY15: Icra

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 15:38

Domestic ratings agency Icra on Wednesday said GDP growth in 2014-15 may touch 5.5 percent as pick up in manufacturing and investment is expected in the second half of the current fiscal.

Basel III:Banks may raise Rs 3-trn in non-core capital by FY17

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 20:58

The total tier-I capital, including equity and non-equity portions, to be raised by state-run banks in their efforts to be Basel-III compliant would be around Rs 3.9 trillion to Rs 4.2 trillion.

Near-term challenges for fertiliser sector remain: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:58

ICRA Research estimates a relatively moderate overall volume growth in FY15 with imports of non-urea fertilisers expected to grow by 15-20 percent in the next fiscal.

Implementation of tariff hikes will remain limited: ICRA

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 23:03

With the general elections round the corner, implementation of power tariff hikes by distribution utilities in FY15 could remain limited across the states, ratings agency Icra said on Friday .

Challenging outlook may continue for cement sector: Icra

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 18:38

"The demand for cement was sluggish during Q2 FY14 - a seasonal phenomenon - due to a slowdown in construction activities during the monsoon season," Icra Senior Vice- President Sabyasachi Majumdar said in a report.

ICRA downgrades United Bank bond's rating on NPA scare

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 20:28

The troubles of United Bank of India (UBI), which saw a massive spike in its bad loans, increased Thursday with ICRA downgrading the rating on the Kolkata-based government lender's tier-II bonds programme.

Higher loan-to-value ratio will help gold loan cos: Icra

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 19:07

Rating agency Icra Wednesday revised its outlook on gold loan players Muthoot Finance and Manappuram Finance to 'stable' from 'negative', following the Reserve Bank's decision to increase the loan-to-value (LTV) ratios.