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Merger of 10 Public Sector banks, governance reforms may improve performance of PSBs: Ind-Ra

The rating agency said that though the proposed amalgamations may face hiccups in short term, the governance reforms are a step in the right direction to improve the overall functioning of PSBs.

Sep 04, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

Ind-Ra downgrades PNB's Rs 67.5-billion AT1 bonds

However, the rating agency has affirmed the bank's overall long-term issuer rating at AA+ and the short-term issuer rating at A1+.

Jun 19, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

India Ratings downgrades Yes Bank

Icra downgraded the ratings on its six instruments totalling borrowings over Rs 33,000 crore by the lender.

May 09, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

Government meddling in RBI could undermine India's financial stability: S&P Global

S&P`s lead global sovereign analyst said last week that India`s 7 percent annual growth would be enough to keep the Indian government`s investment grade BBB- rating stable.

Dec 17, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

NPA provisions for banks may stay elevated till FY20: Report

Banks will continue with credit costs or provisions of up to 3 percent for both the ongoing fiscal as well as the one after, according to the rating agency.

Sep 17, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Indian economy coming out of twin shock of DeMo and GST: IndRa

The ratings agency, however, cautioned on the possible widening of the current account deficit (CAD) due to rising oil prices which was creating pressure on the currency.

May 09, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

GDP to grow at 7.1% in 2018-19: India Ratings

Credit-rating body India Ratings has estimated that the GDP will grow in 2018-19 at 7.1% .

Jan 19, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Recapitalisation plan positive for banks' ratings: Fitch

The lending growth is still likely to remain weak, at least in the short term, as banks will prioritise asset resolution and provisioning over expansion, Fitch said.

Oct 26, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

11 states may see Rs 9,500 crore revenue loss this year under GST

Even though as a whole states' revenue may clip past at a CAGR of 16.6 percent in FY18 over FY16 under the GST, 11 of them may need an additional Rs 9,500 crore compensation from the Centre this year.

Aug 22, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

India Ratings maintains negative outlook on infra sector for FY18

Domestic rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained a negative outlook for the infrastructure sector for FY18, and today said the negative outlook on the three heavyweight sub-sectors, toll roads, thermal and wind ? continues to pull the overall sector outlook down.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Vodafone-Idea merger to boost margin; credit positive: Report

The proposed merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular is a credit positive for the telecom sector and will push the combined entity's margins up by around 3 percentage points on cost synergies, India Ratings said today.

Feb 08, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

RBI to stay on hold until 2016-end, says Nomura

Reserve Bank is likely to hold the pause button until the end of this year, largely owing to inflationary pressures, a Nomura report has said.

Apr 06, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

Reliance Jio to make FY17 tough for telcos, say rating agencies

The imminent entry of Reliance Jio has led domestic rating agencies Crisil and India Ratings to cut their outlook on the telecom sector by a notch, saying the Mukesh Ambani-led company will squeeze the market shares and margins of existing players.

Mar 13, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

India's Q3 GDP growth projected at 7.6%

The country is expected to grow by by 7.6 percent in the October-December quarter of the current fiscal -- the fastest pace of expansion in five quarters -- India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on Friday.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:16 PM IST

Banks impaired asset ratio to rise to 12.5% by FY17: Ind-Ra

Stressed assets in the banking system is likely to rise to 12.5 percent by the next fiscal against an estimated 12 percent in the current financial year, India Ratings said today.

Feb 01, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

Ind-Ra lowers FY16 GDP growth forecast to 7.5% on poor rains

The rating agency had earlier forecast a GDP growth of 7.7 percent.

Oct 30, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

India remains less exposed to external risks: Moody's

"India is less exposed to global risks because of its more resilient economic growth and the impact of positive policy reforms momentum," the rating agency said.

Oct 22, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Top 500 cos over-leveraged, recovery still away: Ind-Ra

Although credit metrics of the largest listed corporates have shown signs of improvement, a full recovery is still some time away, says a report.

Oct 14, 2015, 22:12 PM IST

FPI framework to alleviate 'hot money' outflows issues: Report

The new framework on foreign portfolio investment limits in government bonds will deepen the market and also reduce 'hot money' outflow concerns in case of resurgence of global volatility, according to a report.

Oct 12, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

Rupee outperforms most emerging market currencies: Ind-Ra

India Ratings Monday said the rupee has outperformed most of its peers in the emerging economies and the trend is likely to continue as the chances of US Fed raising interest rate in December are bleak.

Oct 05, 2015, 19:23 PM IST