PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' gets thumbs up from Moody's

Higher FDI inflows suggest that Narendra Modi government policies, such as efforts to liberalise foreign investment limits in several sectors and the 'Make in India' campaign, are bearing fruit, Moody's Investors Service said.


Apr 08, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

India less susceptible to external shocks, credit positive: Moody's

Low commodity prices and better FDI inflows have reduced India's vulnerability to external shocks which is "credit positive" for India, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday.

Apr 07, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Oil price recovery poses downgrade risk to OIL, ONGC: Moody's

Moody's Investors Service Thursday said ratings of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) may come under pressure if oil prices fall more sharply than expected and companies carry on with their growth and expansion plans aggressively.

Mar 17, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

SBI profitability to face lingering pressure: Moody's

As it spends next 6-8 quarters rebuilding balance-sheet buffers, SBI's profitability metrics could face lingering pressure, Moody's Investors Service said Wednesday.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Moody's retains ratings on SBI, IDBI; sees NPA woes stabilising

Moody's Investors Service has affirmed State Bank of India's (SBI) local and foreign currency deposit ratings at Baa3/P and expects not much deterioration in its asset quality.

Mar 11, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Moody's affirms ICICI Bank's ratings on strong capital buffers

Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday affirmed its ratings on ICICI Bank due to the healthy capital adequacy of the country's largest private sector lender despite some reverses on asset quality.

Mar 09, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Oil prices may drop to $25/barrel: Moody's

Global oil and gas prices are likely to remain at current lows for several years, with oil dropping to USD 25 per barrel if Iranian production more than offsets supply cuts elsewhere, Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday.


Mar 08, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Moody's cuts China outlook on eve of NPC, cites reform, fiscal risks

Moody`s downgraded its outlook on Chinese government debt to "negative" from "stable" on Wednesday, citing uncertainty over authorities` capacity to implement economic reforms, rising government debt and falling reserves.

Mar 03, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Moody's pegs India's GDP growth at 7.5% in 2016-17

The recent measures that now allow 100 percent foreign ownership in a number of sectors will foster further increases in FDI.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:48 AM IST

Moody's downgrades Tata Steel credit rating; says outlook negative

Global agency Moody's Thursday downgraded credit ratings of Tata Steel on a weaker than expected operating performance in its key operating markets of India, Europe and Southeast Asia on account of persistently weak steel prices.

Feb 11, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Developing securitisation market key to drive financial inclusion

Global rating agency Moody's on Thursday said a developed securitisation market will help the country achieve its goal of financial inclusion by providing cheap credit to under-served segments of the society.


Jan 21, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Inflation, corporate profit trends key to growth: Moody's

Moody's has a rating of Baa3 with a positive outlook on the country.

Jan 13, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Vedanta Resources to buy back bonds worth $500 million

Metals and mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources will repurchase in cash bonds worth USD 500 million (about Rs 3,300 crore) out of its outstanding USD 1.13 billion convertible bonds due in July this year.

Jan 13, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

FDI focus to improve external finances, bolster rupee: Moody's

Describing India's focus on FDI as "credit positive", Moody's Investors Service said improvement in the external situation will also provide support to the rupee.   

Dec 20, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Tower biz sale to improve RCom's financial profile: Moody's

Reliance Communications' deal to sell its tower business, when consummated, will substantially improve the telecom major's financial profile, Moody's Investors Service said Monday.

Dec 07, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Growth drivers key to success of China's reforms: Moody's

Finding new drivers of economic growth that are less reliant on borrowing will be key to the success of China`s reforms, according to Moody`s.


Dec 02, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Delay In Reforms May Adversely Affect Investments: Moody's

Rating agency Moody's has warned a reversal in investments if the economic reforms get further delayed affecting the projected GDP for 2016.

Nov 25, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

India expected to grow 7.5% in FY16, higher next year: Moody's

Projecting stable growth rate for India, Moody's Investors Service Monday said the economy would grow at 7.5 percent in the current fiscal and improve marginally in the following year.

Nov 02, 2015, 18:40 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

Moody's assigns lowest investment grade rating to M&M

Moody's on Thursday assigned lowest investment grade rating, Baa3, to homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra, although with a stable outlook.

Oct 08, 2015, 14:27 PM IST