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S&P; upgrades South Korea’s sovereign rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Global credit rating appraiser Standard & Poor Friday upgraded the sovereign rating on South Korea by one notch to "A-plus", just one notch lower than those ... Read more...

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Moody’s changes EU rating outlook to negative


September 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has changed its outlook on the European Union's long-term debt ratings to negative from stable, sending a warning signal on ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades 13 Italian banks


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has slashed the ratings of 13 Italian banks, citing the weakened credit profile of the Italian government.The downgrades Monday came ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Italy debt rating


July 13th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Italy's government bond rating two notches over concerns that the country is more likely to experience a further ... Read more...

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Moody’s retains stable outlook on India


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's Monday announced that it is maintaining a stable outlook on India's Baa3 rating as problems such as low economic growth, high ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 110 points; realty, banking stocks up


June 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.65 percent higher in the afternoon session Monday ahead of the announcement of measures to improve ... Read more...

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US stocks rally led by banks


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (IANS) US stocks closed higher Friday after a huge sell-off in the previous session, boosted by the financial sector despite multiple credit ratings downgrades by Moody's.Ratings ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts credit ratings of 16 Spanish banks


May 19th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the credit ratings of 16 Spanish banks - including the country's largest financial institutions, Banco Santander and Banco ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades LIC, outlook stable


May 14th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service Monday downgraded the state-run Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to the lowest investment grade, in line with the ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank


May 14th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Credit ratings agency Moody's Monday downgraded India's three top private sector lenders -- ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank -- on growing concerns over ... Read more...

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Moody’s may downgrade India’s three top private lenders


April 30th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Global ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said Monday it has placed on review India's three top private sector lenders ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis ... Read more...

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ICRA cautious about rating updates on India


April 26th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Credit rating company ICRA Thursday said it is cautious on rating updates on Indian economy and companies but would not give a "panic reaction"."We are certainly ... Read more...

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Moody’s raises South Korea’s credit outlook to positive


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 2 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's raised its outlook for South Korea's long-term sovereign credit rating to positive from stable, the country's finance ministry said Monday.According to ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower on Greek worry


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Monday amid investors' concerns on a likely Greek default after rating agency Moody's latest downgrade of Greece's credit rating.The Dow Jones ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Greece to lowest rating (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London/New York, March 3 (IANS) The rating agency Moody's has cut the sovereign credit rating of Greece to the lowest level, saying the country's default risk was high.Moody's Friday downgraded ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Greece rating


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London/New York, March 3 (IANS) The rating agency Moody's has cut the sovereign credit rating of Greece to the lowest level, saying the country's default risk was high. Moody's Friday ... Read more...

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Sensex up 75 points, investors take a breather (Roundup)


February 14th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday shot up in late trade to close 75 points higher, after remaining range bound for most of ... Read more...

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Indian markets sluggish, ape Asian peers


February 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian equities markets were subdued Tuesday afternoon with a benchmark index caught in a volatile but tight trading range. Other Asian bourses too reported dull ... Read more...

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Moody’s upgrade India’s ratings, Sensex soars


January 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Services has raised India's sovereign credit ranking to investment grade.The Moody's upgraded the country's short-term foreign currency rating ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades Hungary credit rating to junk


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Standard & Poor's, one of the top three global ratings agencies, announced Wednesday that it had cut Hungary's sovereign credit rating to "junk" status, saying it ... Read more...

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Moody’s raises India’s local currency debt rating


December 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Wednesday raised India's local currency debt rating by one notch to Baa3, matching it with the country's foreign currency bond grade.With the ... Read more...

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RBI asks banks to watch asset quality


November 14th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday advised all the commercial banks in the country to improve their asset quality by tightening credit risk management system ... Read more...

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World should not worry about India’s banking sector: Pranab


November 13th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Reacting to the rating agency Moody's decision to downgrade India's banking sector to negative, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the international community need ... Read more...

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Moody’s to discuss India’s sovereign ratings


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's is scheduled to discuss India's sovereign ratings with the country's economic policy makers here Monday, just a few days ... Read more...

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Moody’s to now review India’s sovereign ratings


November 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After lowering the outlook for India's banking industry, credit rating agency Moody's is likely to review the country's sovereign ratings Tuesday, amid a slowdown in ... Read more...

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Indian benchmarks slip over 2 percent on bank downgrade, poor factory output (Weekly market review)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell during the week as high food inflation and falling industrial output depressed investor sentiments. Also, credit rating agency Moody's downgrading several ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Indian banks, stocks tumble


November 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Global rating agency Moody's downgraded the outlook for Indian banks saying the asset quality of various lenders could deteriorate in the next 18 months given ... Read more...

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Banks’ downgrade pushes Sensex 207 points down


November 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian equities fell sharply in afternoon trade Wednesday with a benchmark index closing 218 points lower as credit agency Moody's downgraded the rating of Indian ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts Cyprus’ credit rating


November 5th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International ratings agency Moody's has lowered Cyprus' sovereign credit rating by two notches, saying that the country's banks will likely need state support next year ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 276 points lower weighed by TCS, negative cues


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday closed 276 points down, dragged mainly by a steep fall in software exporter TCS. Negative global cues too ... Read more...

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Sensex loses 221 points in volatile trading (Weekly market review)


October 8th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Indian equities markets witnessed extremely volatile trading this week in the wake ratings downgrade of the country's largest lender State Bank of India ahead of ... Read more...

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Sensex ends in red; SBI, ICICI Bank slump


October 5th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities closed in the negative terrain for the fourth straight day Wednesday as the State Bank of India's ratings downgrade ... Read more...

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SBI slumps 4 percent on ratings downgrade


October 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, slumped over four percent Wednesday, sliding for the second straight day after Moody's downgraded its ratings ... Read more...

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Sensex dips below 16,000; global cues, SBI downgrade weigh


October 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday pulled up from the day's lows but still closed 289 points lower with wide-spread selling seen amid negative ... Read more...

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Two French banks downgraded by Moody’s


September 14th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 14 (IANS) Financial ratings agency Moody's Wednesday downgraded two leading French banks, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole SA. The US-based agency has cut Credit Agricole's rating from AA1 ... Read more...

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