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The Republic of India is a country in South Asia, bordered by Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal and Bhutan to the northeast, Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. The country's territory is divided into 28 states and 9 union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India. Currency of the country is Indian Rupee (INR). India has special units in their numbering system – lakhs (100 000) and crores (10 000 000). The main sectors of the country's economy are industry, commerce and agriculture.
Debt securities are traded on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Bond market of India is represented by government and corporate sectors.
Indian government bond market is represented by Treasury Bills (T-Bills), Government bonds, Special GoI securities and State Development Loans (SDLs). State Governments also issue special securities under UDAY Scheme to finance electricity distribution companies of India (DISCOMs). Special GoI securities are issued for recapitalizing of Public Sector Banks (PSBs).
The corporate sector is represented by Convertible Bonds, Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs), Perpetual, Zero Coupon Bonds, Masala bonds, External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) and Foreign Currency Denominated Bonds (FCBs). Indian companies also issue Eurobonds, securitized debt instruments, foreign bonds as well as quasi debt instruments like FCCBs (Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds).
|23/04/2021||Fitch Ratings affirms India at "BBB-" (LT Int. Scale (local curr.) credit rating); outlook negative|
|23/04/2021||Fitch Ratings affirms India at "BBB-" (LT Int. Scale (foreign curr.) credit rating); outlook negative|
|19/06/2020||Fitch Ratings revised outlook on India to negative and affirmed at "BBB-" (LT Int. Scale (foreign curr.)) credit rating|
|19/06/2020||Fitch Ratings revised outlook on India to negative and affirmed at "BBB-" (LT Int. Scale (local curr.)) credit rating|
|02/06/2020||Moody's Investors Service downgrades LT- local currency credit rating of India to "Baa3"; outlook negative|