Companies raise Rs 1.55 trn via BSE bond platform in FY21 so far

During 2019-20, the platform was used by 116 issuers for garnering over Rs 4.33 trillion from commercial papers, and by 121 issuers for raising Rs 3.36 trillion via bonds. BSE Bond platform allows corporates to remotely set up their issues and open for subscription seamlessly. The investors can bid online and the settlement takes place … Read more

Anil Ambani planning to increase stake in Reliance Infra, Reliance Power

Anil Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Power, told shareholders at a virtual annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday that promoters would increase the stake in the two companies. Ambani also informed shareholders that Reliance Power had refrained from availing a moratorium on its loans, calling the moratorium a ‘financial penalty’. “The promoters … Read more

Moody’s downgrades India rating to lowest investment grade

Moody’s downgrades India’s sovereign rating to ‘Baa3’ from ‘Baa2’ with negative outlook. This is one shot away from non investment grade – though it’s unlikely that would happen. It’s also reasonable to expect that in all likelihood, S&P will follow soon. They are currently one step higher at BBB- with stable outlook. Mostly, they would … Read more

Franklin Templeton investors get an option to exit through stock exchanges

SEBI has tweaked its rules and allowed Franklin Templeton India to list its six shut schemes on the stock exchanges to provide an alternative exit option to 300,000 investors of these schemes. Franklin Templeton had wound up six debt schemes on 23 April with total assets under management (AUM) of ₹25,856 crore. The units of … Read more

HDFCMF provides liquidity support to FMPs upto Rs 500 crore

HDFCMF in a filing yesterday evening to the Stock Exchanges, declared that it is providing a liquidity support to its Fixed Maturity Plan (FMP) Schemes that hold Essel Group debt. The support has been capped at Rs 500 crore. Checkout the actual filing made here – 1. At what value Whereas in the filing it’s … Read more