S&P downgrades Tata Steel to 'BB-' on weak operating performance

S&P downgrades Tata Steel to 'BB-' on weak operating performance

Rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) Wednesday downgraded steel major Tata Steel to 'BB-', a low investment grade rating, over persistent subdued operating performance amid subdued demand and low steel prices.

Jan 13, 2016, 21:50 PM IST

Rashtrapati Bhawan, South Block lagging behind in Swachh drive

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan have topped the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) rating, leaving behind Rashtrapati Bhawan and South Block among the 29 government buildings in the capital that were screened for overall cleanliness.

Jul 05, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

Moody's cuts Greece rating deeper into junk territory

Moody's has cut its credit rating for Greece to a deep-junk "Caa3", warning it is now less likely that official creditors will support the country, whatever happens in Sunday's referendum.

Jul 02, 2015, 03:44 AM IST

S&P downgrades Bank of India on weakening asset quality

Global rating agency Standard & Poor's Thursday downgraded Bank of India's long-term issue ratings on weakening asset quality.

Jun 04, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Ratings agencies assign stable outlook on RCom's $300 mn debt

Ratings agencies Moody's and Fitch have assigned stable outlook on USD 300 million debt facility of telecom firm Reliance Communications.

May 06, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Lower monsoon not to impact rating; policy actions key: Moody's

India's below normal monsoon is unlikely to impact credit rating, Moody's Thursday said while asserting that government policy action and reforms going forward will be key to an upgrade.

Apr 23, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Moody's ups India's rating outlook to positive; Fitch keeps it stable

In a big vote of confidence in the Modi government, rating agency Moody's Thursday raised India's credit outlook to 'positive', while Fitch projected faster growth -- raising hopes for an upgrade in its sovereign rating in the next 12-18 months.

Apr 09, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Bank stocks surge up to 6% on rating outlook upgrade

Bank stocks Thursday surged by up to 6 percent, after Moody's raised India's credit rating outlook to 'positive'.

Apr 09, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Fitch retains India's credit outlook at 'stable'

Global rating agency Fitch Thursday retained India's credit outlook at 'stable' saying although "dynamism" is back in the economy translation of reforms into higher growth would depend upon actual implementation.

Apr 09, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Rating upgrade, 7% growth rate not far off for India: Citi

Citigroup Thursday said if India continues to surprise in the New Year the way it did in 2014, then there are more upsides on its way which could well be capped by a sovereign rating upgrade by global agencies next fiscal, and it is on course to achieve 7 percent growth rate.

Dec 04, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Speedy reforms good for India's sovereign rating: Moody's

Rating agency Moody's Investors Service Wednesday said the sovereign outlook for the country remains stable at Baa3, but future rating trends depend on the reform measures taken by the government.

Nov 26, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

India pitches for rating upgrade, says will keep fiscal in check

Pitching for the country's rating upgrade, Finance Ministry officials on Monday informed credit ratings agency Moody's that the Budget 2014-15 has provided an impetus to growth and the government is taking steps to keep the fiscal deficit under check.

Sep 08, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

S&P evaluating Modi govt's policies for rating change

Global rating agency Standard & Poor's has said it evaluating policies of the Narndera Modi- led BJP government for a review of India's sovereign rating, now pegged at the lowest investment grade.

Aug 17, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

S&P hikes Ireland's credit rating

Ireland`s net general government debt was forecast to peak at 127 percent of GDP in 2013, and to fall to 112 percent by 2017.

Jun 07, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

TRAI releases consultation paper on TV viewership rating

In a step towards creating an accreditation mechanism for recognising television viewership rating agencies, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday released a consultation paper on the issue.

Apr 17, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

‘Rajdhani Express’ review: An existential view of our society

‘Rajdhani Express’ works because it makes you reflect.

Jan 07, 2013, 10:05 AM IST

Obama approval soars to 50 percent on jobs figures

Pollsters said Obama`s ascent comes as the US economic
recovery appears to be finally taking hold.

Feb 07, 2012, 00:36 AM IST

Why is "Glee" down in ratings?

"Glee" has lost nearly a quarter of its audience this season -- more than any other show with such high ratings.

Dec 09, 2011, 08:54 AM IST

BBFC’s rating draws most complaints for ‘The Lovely Bones’

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), that classifies films for UK distribution has received 24 complaints for giving ‘The Lovely Bones’ a 12A rating.

Jun 15, 2011, 11:46 AM IST

Review: Thriller ‘Hanna’ is a good catch this weekend!

The adventure thriller Hanna is directed by the BAFTA Award winning director Joe Wright.

Jun 03, 2011, 20:19 PM IST