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Should you invest in debt instruments based on the scores of credit rating agencies?

Updated: 03 May 2023, 11:07 AM IST
TL;DR.

Ratings given by credit rating agencies are seen as gospel truth by the investors before they buy debt instruments. However, these agencies are paid by the issuers of securities whose debt they rate, giving rise to a conflict of interest.

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First Published: 03 May 2023, 11:07 AM IST