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Krishna Merchant

HDFC bucks finance company slump

30 Nov 2018

* Bonds: India's top NBFCs sense opportunities as weaker companies grapple with liquidity squeeze

Hot-money risks seen rising as India courts 'bond tourists'

07 May 2018

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE A series of measures from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lure foreign buyers into the country's short-term debt market could easily backfire, investors fear, exposing the economy to volatile "hot money" flows.

Moody's upgrade boosts already growing confidence in Indian debt

22 Nov 2017

(Refiles to clarify designation of Ken Hu from Invesco in paragraph 14th)

Indian corporates find saviour in bonds as loans dry up

16 Nov 2017

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE Indian companies are finding it easier to raise funds through bonds than bank loans, as a surge in bad credit chokes off bank lending while investors seek higher-yielding investments for their cash.

Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds: sources

19 Sep 2017

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE Two of India's biggest renewable energy companies, Greenko Group PLC and ReNew Power Ventures Pte Ltd, plan to sell a combined $750 million worth of rupee-denominated bonds in the domestic market, three bankers told Reuters on Tuesday.

Indian renewable firms plan $2.5 billion in offshore dollar bond issues

05 Jul 2017

MUMBAI Four Indian renewable power producers are planning to raise up to $2.5 billion (1.94 billion pounds) via dollar bonds offshore because of caution among domestic lenders, banking sources said.

Indian debt funds reach record size as they gorge on risk

03 Jul 2017

SINGAPORE, July 3 (IFR) - Flows into credit mutual funds are surging in India, providing a welcome fillip to lower-rated borrowers while exposing investors to higher risks at a time of rising bad debts.

Pune moves to revive municipal market with bond sale

19 Jun 2017

MUMBAI Pune sold $31 million in 10-year bonds on Monday, as cities in Asia's third-largest economy look to tap investors for the first time in a decade to finance infrastructure projects.

Indian city of Pune moves to revive municipal market with bond sale

19 Jun 2017

MUMBAI, June 19 Pune, a city in India's western state of Maharashtra, sold $31 million in 10-year bonds on Monday, as cities in Asia's third-largest economy look to tap investors for the first time in a decade to finance infrastructure projects.

Bollywood film maker Eros pitches high-yield bonds

06 Mar 2017

SINGAPORE, March 6 (IFR) - India's Bollywood film industry is set to premiere in the US dollar bond market as one of the country's biggest distributors prepares its debut high-yield offering.

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