Second wave takes the wind out of India’s GDP sails
International rating agencies, brokerages, and economists have slashed their projections on India’s economic growth. The RBI said the duration of the second wave is the biggest risk to the outlook.
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.
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.