Economy Updates
Survey on Impact of ongoing Lockdowns on Economic Prospects

With the states induced lockdowns in force in several regions economic activity has been affected for sure. CARE Ratings carried out a Survey to gauge the pulse of business...

May 14 2021 |
Debt Market Review - April 2021

Borrowings from the debt markets was mixed in April’21. While issuances by the central government rose, that by the state governments and corporates was lower, both on a year-on-year as well as month-on-month basis…

May 14 2021 |
CPI Inflation - FY12-FY21

The average inflation for the period FY12-FY21 has been 5.8% which is closer to the upper band of the MPC target of 6%...

May 12 2021 |
Retail Inflation - April 2021

The CPI inflation number is low due to sharp fall in vegetables inflation to 14%. If this category is excluded inflation would be 5.6%...

May 12 2021 |
IIP - March 2021

IIP index was at 143.4 in March 2021 as against 117.2 in 2020 – and benefited from the base  effect. In March 2019 it was 144.1…

May 12 2021 |
State Government Borrowings - May 11 2021

Yields appear to be stable today relative to the previous weeks. Fewer number of states have been seen to be tapping the markets for funds so far in the current financial year as compared with that in the corresponding period of FY21...

May 11 2021 |
Revision in GDP forecast

CARE Ratings have reworked numbers and believe that the lockdowns will continue through June. There will be some easing in July in selected states but on the whole Aug seems to be the time when the economy can be closer to the pre-second wave situation. Under these conditions we predict that GDP growth will be 9.2pc with a downward bias

May 11 2021 | -
Liquidity Report May 3-7 2021

The banking system liquidity surplus continued to be in substantial surplus in the week ended 7 May’21 owing to the inflows towards salaries, wages and pensions...

May 10 2021 |
Has Mobility Come Down Post Lockdown

The implications of the fall in mobility are that economic activity will be pushed back. While some of the high frequency indicators such as GST collections and PMI for manufacturing show improvement the eway bills generated fell in April to 58.7 mn which is the lowest in last 5 months...

May 10 2021 |
Weekly update on Central Government Borrowings - May 7 2021

The Central Government borrowed Rs 32,000 crs in the scheduled weekly market borrowing auction held on May 7, 2021, in line with the notified amount and marginally higher than the amount borrowing in the previous week (Rs 30,835 crs)...

May 07 2021 |
RBI Emergency Measures

Analysis of the RBI measures announced today

May 05 2021 | 5
CARE Ratings Debt Quality Index - CDQI - April 2021

CARE Ratings Debt Quality Index (CDQI) denotes the quality of debt that can be interpreted over time and juxtaposed with other developments in the financial sector...

May 04 2021 |
Update on Mauritius Economy - April 2021

An update of the economy of Mauritius based upon the latest data for various economic indicators has been presented here. Covered here is the broad macro-economic situation, external sector scenario, fiscal position, banking indicators and monetary policy...

May 04 2021 |
State Government Borrowings - May 4 2021

Seven states raised a total of Rs.15,900 crores at the auction of the state government securities or state development loans (SDLs) held today.

May 04 2021 |
SME Round Up - April 2021

The monthly SME roundup provides an update on the capital market movement in the broad SME indices, upcoming IPOs in the SME space and key developments in the sector. The report also takes a closer look at the credit growth in the MSMEs...

May 03 2021 |
Global Stock Markets Round-up- April 2021

The report covers market movements in select major stock exchanges across the US, Europe and Asia (including India) to give a bird’s eye view on various factors that drove the markets during the month...

May 03 2021 |
Global Bond Yield Movement - April 2021

The RBI’s secondary market purchases of government securities and other liquidity infusion measures are expected to anchor bond yields going forward. We expect the 10- year GSec yields to move in the range of 6.00 % - 6.05% in May’21...

May 03 2021 |
Liquidity Report April 26-30 2021

The banking system liquidity surplus widened in the week ended 30 April’21 from the preceding week and can largely be attributed to the month-end inflows towards salaries, pensions and wages...

May 03 2021 |
Currency Movements in April 2021

The rupee which was at Rs 73.17/$ on 31st March ended at Rs 74.06/$ by 30th April...

May 03 2021 |
Macro Bulletin - April 2021

The report presents a round-up for all key economic developments during the month...

May 03 2021 |