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The city of Brentwood places the highest priority on operating the municipal government in a financially sound manner. In September 2008, Brentwood became the first government in Middle Tennessee to receive the highest bond rating possible from two major credit rating agencies: Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa) and Standard and Poor’s (AAA). 191 more words
S&P lowers France credit rating, cites slow reform pace | Fox Business.
PARIS – Standard & Poor’s cut France’s sovereign credit rating on Friday by one notch to AA from AA+, giving a thumbs-down to President Francois Hollande’s efforts to put the euro zone’s second largest economy back on track. 76 more words
Earlier this month the Philippines was finally awarded an investment grade rating from Moody’s, a leading credit ratings agency. It now means that the country is ranked as investment grade by three of the world’s major ratings agencies, with the latest move by Moody’s following in the footsteps of Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor’s earlier in the year. 241 more words
It would appear that French-owned Fitch, following its rating-watch-negative shift on the US credit rating last week, has got a tap on the shoulder from the powers that be. 528 more words
Optimism that a deal which can avert the U.S. defaulting on its debt continues to grow faster even as the deadline edges closer. Talks between the embattled political parties Democrats and Republics continue to take place with no clear answer to the way forward which has prompted at least one credit ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, to caution that the government’s AAA sovereign debt rating would be cut if a deal is not imminent and the debt ceiling is not raised in a timely basis. 180 more words
While pundits and politicians fret over the future in Europe, one group cannot afford to sit idly by: ratings agencies. The outlooks that they provide investors all over the world with help shape the amounts that sovereign countries have to pay for debt – in short, their creditworthiness. 807 more words