Fitch Current Affairs - 2020

Fitch raises India’s GDP forecast to 7.8% from 7.4% for FY19

Fitch Ratings in its Global Economic Outlook has revised up India’s growth forecast for current fiscal year (2018-19) to 7.8% from 7.4% projected earlier. However it has flagged tightening of financial conditions, weak bank balance sheets and rising oil bill as headwinds to growth. Key Highlights Growth Projections: Fitch’s upward revision in growth forecast comes Read More…

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Fitch retains India’s sovereign rating at ‘BBB-‘ with ‘stable’ outlook

Global credit rating agency Fitch has kept India’s sovereign rating unchanged at ‘BBB-‘ with stable outlook. This rating is at junk bond or lowest investment grade with stable outlook. A rating upgrade changes profile of country and makes it attractive to investors. In 2017, Moody’s had upgraded India’s rating (to Baa2 from Baa3) after gap Read More…