Cautiously optimistic credit outlook for FY22: CRISIL
Aided by strong demand recovery, credit ratio rebounds to 1.33 in H2FY21, from 0.54 in H1FY21. GDP could grow at 11% in FY22, but the resurgence in Covid-19 cases is a key downside risk, says CRISIL.
UP’s ‘Atmanirbhar’ step for infra financing
Lucknow Municipal Corporation’s ₹200 crore bond, listed on BSE, has seen an oversubscription of 4.5 times and joins 8 Indian cities, together raising an aggregate of ₹3,690 crore.
DBS Bank India enters the big league
With Lakshmi Vilas Bank in its fold, the foreign bank’s branch count jumps over 18 times. But the merger could also open up a potential Pandora's box.
Fitch reviews ratings outlook of four NBFCs
The credit rating agency points out that the pandemic will continue to be a spoilsport for the NBFCs it reviewed as funding remains a challenge in the current market.
RIL’s credit rating could be upgraded
Facebook’s $5.7-billion investment in RIL’s subsidiary will help both companies monetise their digital platforms; it will also aid in deleveraging RIL’s balance sheet, says Fitch Ratings.
Covid-19 to take a toll on credit ratings in FY21
Ratings agency CRISIL pegs India’s GDP growth at 3.5% for FY21; says the number of downgrades will outnumber upgrades, as companies suffer from lack of revenues.
Short-term relief for NBFCs
The government’s partial credit guarantee on asset purchases does not address investors’ long-term concerns about the sector’s exposure to stressed real estate: Fitch Ratings.
Markets give a thumbs down to Budget
BSE Sensex slips over 450 points on lack of consumption push.
Markets end lower after Modi unveils portfolios
Sensex, Nifty hover near lifetime highs after the inauguration of the new Cabinet, but close lower after realising that the new government has old challenges to tide over.