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46% SMEs under credit stress, may default: India Ratings

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 22:05

Nearly half of bank loans extended to listed small businesses, having a revenue of under Rs 300 crore, are under stress and there is a little possibility of improvement in the near future as their revenue growths will remain under pressure, says a report.

Steel demand grows lowest in four years at 0.6% in FY'14

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 16:25

"The low growth rate in domestic steel consumption indicated that base level demand conditions continued to be weak during 2013-14," it said.

Bank conversion to weaken IDFC profitability: India Ratings

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:22

Highlighting execution challenges that IDFC faces in turning into a universal bank, India Ratings on Thursday said key profitability metrics of the infra financier will drop sharply in near to medium-term.

Basel III deferral to ease pressure on banks: India Ratings

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:48

The report said that this was a practical outcome of the current limited investor appetite for such instruments and the agency believes that the new deadlines do not dilute the spirit of Basel III.

RBI rate hike to push cos over default cliff: India Ratings

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 16:42

RBI is scheduled to announce monetary policy on Tuesday.

Goldman 'overweight' on India; sees Nifty topping 7,600-mount

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 18:32

American brokerage Goldman Sachs Tuesday upgraded the country to "overweight" on reducing external vulnerabilities and said it expects the Nifty to touch 7,600 points this year.

India Ratings ups outlook on states to stable

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 21:32

The rating agency also has a stable outlook in its rated state-government guaranteed debt programmes and is likely to affirm all other state government guaranteed debt programmes ratings in FY15.

India economy to grow at 5.6% in 2014-15: India Ratings

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:59

It expects a minor slippage in consolidated state deficit from the budgeted FY14 estimate.

Outlook negative for infra sector for 2014-15: India Ratings

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 16:14

India Ratings, a Fitch group company, has kept the outlook negative for India's infrastructure sector for the coming fiscal, 2014-15, due to weak credit profiles for most project companies.

India Ratings offers stable outlook for banking in 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 23:24

The larger private banks are expected to maintain their above-average capitalisation levels based on better access to the equity capital markets, the report noted.

India Ratings expects local steel demand to rise 3-5% in FY'15

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:27

India's steel demand is expected to go up by 3-5 percent in the next financial year on higher economic growth although margin pressure would continue due to high production costs and limited scope to pass them on to customers.

India Ratings pegs GDP at 4.9%; projects improvement in FY15

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:25

India's growth rate is expected to slip to 4.9 percent in the current fiscal but will improve significantly to 5.6 percent in 2014-15, India Ratings said Tuesday.