Credit Rating Agencies of India & World

Important Credit Rating Agencies

Leading Credit Rating Agency in India –
Indian credit rating industry mainly comprises of CRISIL, ICRA, CARE, ONICRA, FITCH (India Ratings & Research) & SMERA. 
  • CRISIL - Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited - Headquarter – Mumbai
  • ICRA - Investment information and credit rating agency - Headquarter - Gurgaon, India
  • CARE - Credit Analysis and Research - Headquarters – Mumbai
  • ONICRA  - Headquarter - Gurgaon, India
  • SMERA - Headquarters – Mumbai
  • Fitch (India Ratings & Research) - Headquarters – Mumbai

Note: CRISIL is the largest credit rating agency in India, with a market share of greater than 60%.

Leading Credit Rating Agency in World –
  • Standard & Poor's (S&P) – Headquarter – New York, US
  • Moody's – Headquarter - New York, US
  • Fitch - Headquarter - New York, US

Regulators in India

Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Financial system and monetary policy, Money Market
Raghuram Rajan
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Security & Capital Market, stock broking  & Merchant Banking, Nidhis, Chit Fund Companies
U.K. Sinha
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
Insurance industry
T. S. Vijayan
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
Telecommunication Industry
Rahul Khullar
New Delhi
Forward Markets Commission
Commodity Market
Ramesh Abhishek
Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)
Pension sector
Hemant Contractor
New Delhi

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