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India downgrade not on the cards, says Moody's

Jan 16, 2014

India downgrade not on the cards, says Moody's

An India downgrade is not on the cards, Bloomberg reported, citing Moody's rating analyst Thomas Byrne. #Moody's #Downgrade #ExpertView #Indian Economy
S&P rating alert: Hung parliament can trigger a downgrade

Dec 12, 2013

S&P rating alert: Hung parliament can trigger a downgrade

India's sovereign rating may come under pressure if general elections due by May next year end up with a hung parliament or with a government unable to push through reforms, Standard & Poor's said on Wednesday. #S&P #India #Reforms #rating downgrade #Hung Parliament
Slowing economy may force Chidambaram to wield budget knife

Oct 03, 2013

Slowing economy may force Chidambaram to wield budget knife

The finance minister may have to slice at least Rs 20000 crore from government spending to prevent a budget blow-out, which could threaten to send the country's credit rating into "junk" status, two ministry officials said. #GDP #finance ministry #Chidambaram #budget cuts #rating downgrade
Govt taking reform measures, India won't be dowgraded: Rangarajan

Sep 13, 2013

Govt taking reform measures, India won't be dowgraded: Rangarajan

"The rating agencies have been talking about the reforms having been put on the back burner. But that is no longer true. Many important legislations were passed (recently) ... Therefore, I would think the rating agencies have no case for any downgrading," he said in reply to a query after release of the 'Economic Outlook 2013-14' report. #Economy #Rangarajan #WhoSaidWhat #rating downgrade #Reform measures
Only big-bang diesel hike can save India from a downgrade

Sep 03, 2013

Only big-bang diesel hike can save India from a downgrade

Any under-recovery leads to a higher expenditure for the central government and thus a higher fiscal deficit. A higher fiscal deficit needs to be controlled by increasing the price of diesel. #India #Diesel #Growth #Oil marketing companies #rating downgrade

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Who did SBI in? Govt must look in the mirror for answer

Oct 05, 2011

Who did SBI in? Govt must look in the mirror for answer

Instead of decrying Moody's downgrade of State Bank of India and India, the government should look for a different villain - and look in the mirror #State Bank of India #SBI #Moody's #Downgrade #PIIGS #Crying Wolf
Life after downgrade: Still some silver linings?

Aug 08, 2011

Life after downgrade: Still some silver linings?

The bright side of the S&P downgrade of the US is that the RBI will start easing up on interest rates. #United States #S&P #Finance #Interest rates #Debt crisis #Downgrade

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Life after downgrade: Still some silver linings?

Jul 14, 2014

Obama report: U.S. lags on infrastructure

A new White House report downgrades the quality of U.S. roads and bridges...
Life after downgrade: Still some silver linings?

Jul 08, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: HSBC Downgrades Outlook for Hong Kong Stocks

The bank draws fire for suggesting a pro-democracy movement could cause a drop in shares listed on the city’s exchange... #Hong Kong #HSBC #China
Life after downgrade: Still some silver linings?

Jul 04, 2014

Hurricane Arthur weakens, moves up East Coast

The storm, downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, dumped rain all along the coast to provide a damp start to the holiday weekend... #Hong Kong #HSBC #China