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NPS' debt assets in AAA-rated papers up by 1.83 percentage point to 37.87%

According to experts, the increase in AAA-rated papers signifies risk aversion in the aftermath of the IL&FS crisis.

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Ashley Coutinho Mumbai
The National Pension System’s (NPS’) debt assets in AAA-rated papers has increased by 1.83 percentage point to 37.87 per cent, in the one-year period ended September 30, 2019. Over a three-year period, AAA-rated assets have surged 4.8 percentage points.
 
Conversely, assets in AA- and below-rated papers have reduced 87 basis points (bps) in the past year and shrunk by 3.5 percentage points in the past three years.
 
According to experts, the increase in AAA-rated papers signifies risk aversion in the aftermath of the IL&FS crisis. “We are concerned about the ratings and the quality of papers that we

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 12:03 AM IST

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