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Rating agencies play critical role in providing stability to financial sector: RBI Guv

Das Thursday held a meeting with top officials of credit rating agencies as part of stakeholder consultation exercise.

Mar 08, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Rating agencies assign investment grade to SBI bond programme

Rating agencies have accorded investment grade to the proposed USD 500 million bond raising programme of the country's largest lender SBI.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

Govt hits back at rating agencies, says will continue with reforms

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Nov 03, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

SEBI comes out with stricter disclosure norms for credit rating agencies

Markets regulator SEBI Tuesday came out with stricter disclosure requirements for credit rating agencies to ensure more transparency in their policies amid instances of drastic downgrades impacting investors.

Nov 01, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

Debt servicing ability of most large firms still weak: Report

Bloated credit profiles of corporates make their balance sheets vulnerable due to challenges from infrastructure, commodity meltdown and low consumption demand, leaving their interest coverage ability very weak, says a report.

Jul 03, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Regulator Sebi to tighten disclosure norms for rating agencies

 Concerned over severe spill-over impact of recent drastic downgrades by rating agencies, market regulator Sebi plans to strengthen its disclosure guidelines for issuance and review of the ratings by such entities.

Apr 17, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

Sebi ups MF disclosure norms, wants agent commission spelt out

With an aim to bring in greater transparency in dealings of mutual funds, regulator Sebi today asked them to disclose to investors the commissions paid to their distributors, including payouts in the form of gifts, trips and sponsorships

Mar 18, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

7th Pay Commission report: Reactions from rating agencies and brokerages

Here are the reactions from various rating agencies and brokerages on 7th Pay Commission report.

Nov 21, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Ease of biz: Panagariya says rating agencies follow, not lead

According to a recent World Bank report, India's ranking in global ease of doing business has improved by 12 notches to 130 out of 189 countries.

Oct 30, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

Global rating agencies rule out upgrade for India within a year

Global rating agency S&P Monday ruled out a rating upgrade for India within a year while Fitch said the government's fiscal consolidation strategy spelt out in Budget is "less aspiring" than in the past.

Mar 02, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Higher fiscal deficit: Rating agencies frown at fine-print

"The quality of fiscal deficit measured by the ratio of revenue deficit-to-fiscal deficit under FY15 revised estimate is 70.7 percent while the FY16 budget estimate is 71 percent," it said.

Mar 01, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Bold reforms needed for 6-7% GDP growth: Ratings agencies

Pitching for bold reforms, two top global rating agencies Monday said the government needs to effectively implement its macro-economic and structural reform agenda for growing between 6-7 percent in coming years.

Dec 08, 2014, 23:50 PM IST

FinMin to pitch for ratings upgrade with S&P, other agencies

Moody's assigns a 'Baa3' rating on India, with a stable outlook.

Jul 27, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

Rating agencies say Jaitley's fiscal targets hard to achieve

Rating agencies on Friday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's assumption of containing fiscal deficit at 4.1 percent of GDP is difficult to achieve given the poor outlook on the revenue front and absence of reduction in subsidies.

Jul 11, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

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

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

Jun 20, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

Basel III deferral good for state-run banks: Rating agencies

RBI last week extended the transitional period for implementation of the stringent Basel III capital norms by a year to March 2019, as most of the banks are facing stress on account of weak asset quality.

Mar 31, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Asian countries seek to boost oversight on rating agencies

Asian countries, including India, Wednesday discussed efforts being initiated to bring down their "mechanistic" reliance on credit ratings and to strengthen oversight of rating agencies.

Oct 30, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Sebi mulls checks on 'conflict of interest' at rating agencies

At the same time, fears have also been raised in the recent past that CRAs might assign bad ratings to the entities that have either fallen out of favour, the official said.

Apr 14, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Rating agencies should not comment on leadership: Moily

Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Wednesday took strong objection to the rating agencies commenting about leadership of the country, stating it was "unacceptable".

Jun 27, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

European rating agency could launch in 2012: Report

Plans to launch a European ratings agency to compete with S&P, Moody's and Fitch are at an advanced stage and a new private institution could start business as soon as the first half of this year.

Jan 22, 2012, 16:03 PM IST