Moody’s India downgrade is not unexpected: BofA Securities
While the rating agency downgraded India’s sovereign rating, BofA Securities’ economists see the present downturn as cyclical rather than structural; say fiscal stimulus is critical for recovery.
$27.3-bn of maturing corporate debt in FY21 not a concern: BofA Securities
The amount is just 0.8% and 5.8% of India’s GDP and foreign exchange reserves, respectively. And the maturity profile is reasonably spread out in FY21.
India’s forex kitty could swell to $550 billion
Since April 2001 foreign exchange reserves grew 11.15 times to $476.09 billion in mid-February; the RBI may add $21 billion more by March 2021, according to a BofA Securities report.