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Covid-19 impact: S&P downgrades Tata Motors ratings, keeps outlook stable

The ratings agency further said it views positively the management's focus on conserving cash amid the changes in operating conditions

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On the possibility of further downgrading ratings on Tata Motors, S&P said

S&P Global Ratings has downgraded Tata Motors to more vulnerable to non-payment grade 'B' citing weaker-than-expected credit metrics owing to the disruptions and economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The ratings agency which had earlier rated Tata Motors B+ has, however, kept the outlook on the company stable. "The impact of COVID-19 on the global automotive market will make a large dent in the recent good progress that JLR's management has made in steering the business back to profitability and improving credit metrics. In turn, this would delay the ...