Unsolicited Ratings On Five Asian Banks Affirmed, Two Banks Upgraded; All Ratings Then Withdrawn Dec 11
- Language: English
- Published: December 2011
- Region: Asia
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The issuer credit rating on Bank of Baroda (BOB) reflects the India-based bank's strong market position in the domestic market in terms of deposits, its adequate profitability, and comfortable liquidity profile. The bank's moderate asset quality and capitalization temper these strengths. We assess BOB's stand-alone credit profile at 'bbb-'. We expect the government of India (unsolicited rating BBB-/Stable/A-3) to provide extraordinary support to BOB in a distress situation due to the bank's systemic importance and the government's major shareholding. The current rating, however, does not incorporate this support, and the one notch support is unutilized. BOB's strong deposit base provides it a low-cost source of funding. As at Dec. 31, 2010, the bank had total assets of Indian rupee (INR)...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Bank of Baroda (Unsolicited Ratings)
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