Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go, Episode 7: Cement Sector

In this episode, Mr. Vidya Shankar, Principal Director, Brickwork Ratings, shares his views on the cement sector. Listen now to know more about the sector insights.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go, Episode 6: Telecom Sector

In this episode, Ms.Vipula Sharma, Senior Director- Ratings and Head Infrastructure Ratings, shares her views on the recent 5G spectrum bidding and also talks about the future of the Indian Telecom Industry.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go, Episode 5: Electric Vehicle Sector

In this episode, Ms.Tanu Sharma, Director- Ratings, Brickwork Ratings shares her views on the Electric Vehicle sector's growth, government initiatives, challenges, and purchase trends.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go, Episode-4 Hosing Finance Companies (HFCs)

In this episode Mr. Chintan Lakhani, Director-Large Corporate Ratings, Brickwork Ratings shares the ideal insights and knowledge about the Housing Finance Companies (HFCs).

Brickwork Ratings present BWR Quick Byte on Telecom sector

Ms. Vipula Sharma, Director-Ratings at Brickwork Ratings shares her opinion on the recently announced reforms in telecom sector. The video covers the impact of their reforms on the telecom players.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go, Episode-1 Real Estate Sector.

In this episode Mr.Chintan Lakhani, Director- Large Corporate Ratings, Brickwork Ratings, shares the ideal insights and knowledge about the Real Estate Sector.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go Episode-2 Automobile Sector

In this episode Ms.Tanu Sharma, Director- Large Corporate Ratings, Brickwork Ratings, shares the ideal insights and knowledge about the Automobile Sector.

Brickwork Ratings PODCAST: On The Go Episode-3 MFI Sector

In this episode Ms.Ramya Muraledharan, Head-Financial Sector Ratings, Brickwork Ratings, shares the ideal insights and knowledge about the Microfinance Sector.

Brickwork Rating Podcast on Understanding Foreign Investors Sentiments

In conversation with Mr. Marwaha to understand the offshore investors' sentiments. Their views highlight prevailing challenges, recovery trends, revival strategies.

Covid-19 Lockdown: Impact on auto finance sector

Q. What is the growth outlook for commercial vehicles/auto sales and financing for FY21 factoring in the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the economy?

A: Growth of commercial vehicles would primarily depend on the gap between freight demand and current freight capacity. Current fleet utilization levels are at 70%, we expect it to move to about 85% level in a few weeks and perhaps stabilize at 85%-90% for rest of the year....

Covid-19 Lockdown: Impact on Insurance sector

Q. How do you see the insurance sector during the pandemic?

A: Insurance is one of the important sectors for a well-functioning economy. The Indian insurance sector has seen secular growth over the years, driven by increasing incomes and awareness about having the right insurance coverage. This is true for both life and general Insurance. Although growth has been strong, penetration is still low; hence, there is scope for continued growth over the foreseeable future...

Covid-19 Lockdown: Impact on Mutual Funds

In conversation with Ms. Lakshmi Iyer to understand the investor sentiments during the COVID-19 situation. Their advice to the investors about strategizing their investments.

The Podcast was recorded on 10 April 2020.

COVID-19: Impact on NBFC Sector

In Conversation with Mr. Umesh Revankar to understand the impact of Covid-19 on the NBFC sector. Their strategy to overcome the crisis.

The Podcast was recorded a day after lockdown (on March 25, 2020), before RBI announced measures for the financial market.

Covid-19: Impact on Indian and Global Economy

Q. How do you think it will pan out and what will be the impact on the global economy?

A: We see a larger loss of economic activity in FY21, as thevirus has now spread widely outside China, and theexperience of other countries indicates a high possibility ofa further spread in India. We recently lowered our 2020global growth forecast to 3% from 3.3%, the weakest sincethe global financial crisis.

FPI’s strategy for 2020: Cautious on fiscal math amid fears a rating downgrade

Q. Data shows foreign investors have turned net sellers for India’s sovereign bonds during the last four months. What do you think is the reason?

A: It is because of the flattening of inflation expectations; currently food prices have been constituting a key concern and so has the potential impact of globally elevated oil prices, which is driving domestic inflation. I think this situation is fluid, and you may see a reversal based on views on these subjects evolving over the next few weeks.