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Crisil upgraded credit outlook of India Inc to Positive

Crisil Ratings have upgraded credit outlook of India Inc to positive. It is a broad-based recovery for India Inc currently. Key Points Earlier India Inc’s credit outlook was ‘cautiously optimistic’. According to Crisil, credit ratio (number of upgrades to downgrades) increased to over 2.5 times in first four months of the fiscal 2021-2022 against 1.33 ..

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SEBI introduces ‘Expected loss-based’ rating scale

Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has introduced a new framework for “expected loss-based rating scale”. Highlights Under the new framework, credit rating agencies are required to provide expected loss-based ratings for projects and instruments which are associated with infrastructure sector. SEBI introduced expected loss-based rating, divided into a scale of seven levels, from lowest ..

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Average income of MGNREGA workers got doubled during lock-down: CRISIL

Indian credit rating agency CRISIL has said according to its report, the average income of MGNREGA workers has doubled in the time period of the COVID-19 outbreak lockdown to around Rs 1,000 during the first quarter of the FY20. What is the MGNREGA scheme? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is a labor law ..

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Bank of Baroda signs MoU with Care Ratings to assess SMEs’ credit quality

Indian Public sector bank, Bank of Baroda recently signed an MoU with Indian credit rating agency, Care Ratings. The pact aims to assess credit quality of the small and medium enterprises (SME) customers of the bank. The rating agency is expected to evaluate the credit quality of the existing and potential SME customers of the ..

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SEBI tightens Disclosure Norms for Rating Agencies

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has introduced a strict disclosure framework for credit rating agencies (CRAs). New Norms CRAs must disclose a probability of default (PD) benchmark for the companies rated by them. CRAs must also disclose sensitive factors which can potentially impact the rating of the instruments which include financials and ..

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