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The New Zealand Herald
Tipped Disney-Twitter merger poses risks for founder's legacybillion of debt securities and keep its current credit rating, Flynn said. The
Tipped Disney-Twitter merger poses risks for founder's legacy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
billion of debt securities and keep its current credit rating, Flynn said. The company carries an A2 rating from Moody's Investors Service, similar to an A grade from S&P Global Ratings, the sixth-highest rank. If completed, a deal for Twitter... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tipped Disney-Twitter merger poses risks for founder's legacybillion of debt securities and keep its current credit rating, Flynn said. The
Tipped Disney-Twitter merger poses risks for founder's legacy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
billion of debt securities and keep its current credit rating, Flynn said. The company carries an A2 rating from Moody's Investors Service, similar to an A grade from S&P Global Ratings, the sixth-highest rank. If completed, a deal for Twitter... Read more
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Business Wire
Moody’s Named to 2016 Working Mother “100 Best Companies”contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation
Moody’s Named to 2016 Working Mother “100 Best Companies”
Business Wire / Posted 11 hours ago
contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Moody's downgrades Chicago Public Schools further into junk statusMoody's Investors Service dropped the district's bond rating further into junk
Moody's downgrades Chicago Public Schools further into junk status
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
Moody's Investors Service dropped the district's bond rating further into junk status, lowering its view of the school system's debt one notch to a B3 rating. Moody's cited a variety of factors for the downgrade. Among them: the district's reliance... Read more
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iol.co.za
AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway lineis “credit positive” and once operational may cement Tanzania’s position as a l
AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway line
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
is “credit positive” and once operational may cement Tanzania’s position as a logistics hub for Eastern Africa, Moody’s Investors Service said September 15. While President John Magufuli’s government says it will become a major trade artery... Read more
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Daily Herald
Moody's pushes CPS credit rating deeper into junk statusCHICAGO -- Moody's Investors Service pushed the debt of the Chicago Public Scho
Moody's pushes CPS credit rating deeper into junk status
Daily Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
CHICAGO -- Moody's Investors Service pushed the debt of the Chicago Public Schools further into junk territory on the same day the district's teachers threatened to strike. In downgrading its debt Monday from B2 to B3, Moody's called CPS' financial... Read more
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The Economic Times
Fifteen stocks in focus on Tuesday, 27 September 2016insurance joint venture Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd (SUD) to
Fifteen stocks in focus on Tuesday, 27 September 2016
The Economic Times / Posted 22 hours ago
insurance joint venture Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd (SUD) to its Japanese partner. Tata Motors: Moody's Investors Service, has upgraded Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc's ("JLR") corporate family rating (CFR) to Ba1 from Ba2 and... Read more
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The Hill
State tax revenues hit the skidsit certainly doesn’t help states if their tax revenues aren’t growing as fast,”
State tax revenues hit the skids
The Hill / Posted yesterday
it certainly doesn’t help states if their tax revenues aren’t growing as fast,” said Dan Seymour, an analyst at Moody’s Investors Service who tracks state budgets. The new figures are most troubling, experts said, because states rely more on... Read more
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Market Watch
More pain could lie ahead for battered Turkish assetslira fell to a seven-week low against the dollar on Monday and the country’s st
More pain could lie ahead for battered Turkish assets
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
lira fell to a seven-week low against the dollar on Monday and the country’s stocks also took a beating after Moody’s Investors Service became the second of the three major ratings agencies to downgrade the company’s debt to “junk” status. On... Read more
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The Economic Times
Petroleum consumption to grow by 6% in India: Moody'senough to fully offset slowing growth in China said Moody's in a report on Asia
Petroleum consumption to grow by 6% in India: Moody's
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
enough to fully offset slowing growth in China said Moody's in a report on Asian refining and marketing industry. Moody's Investors Service says that slow but steady demand growth from China and India underpins its stable outlook for the Asian... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's petrol consumption to grow 6% next FYat 6 per cent in financial year (FY) 2017-18, double the rate at which fuel dem
India's petrol consumption to grow 6% next FY
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
at 6 per cent in financial year (FY) 2017-18, double the rate at which fuel demand in China is projected to grow, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday. "China's slowing economic growth will temper underlying product demand over the next 12-18... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Tumble, US Futures Slide On Deutsche Bank Fears, Central Bank And Commodity ConcernsRisk-off mood also spread to Emerging markets which tumbled after Turkey’s lira
Global Stocks Tumble, US Futures Slide On Deutsche Bank Fears, Central Bank And Commodity Concerns
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Risk-off mood also spread to Emerging markets which tumbled after Turkey’s lira slid the most since July after Moody’s Investors Service cut the nation to junk and the Philippine peso reaching a seven-year low on international mistrust of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Futuregrowth’s standoff with SOEs easing?which has a gross loan book of almost R40 billion ($2.9 billion), was one of fi
Futuregrowth’s standoff with SOEs easing?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
which has a gross loan book of almost R40 billion ($2.9 billion), was one of five state-owned companies that Moody’s Investors Service put on review for a credit-rating downgrade earlier this month due to concerns about governance and the... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi's magic doesn’t awe Moody’s as bonds jump most since 2014world's fastest-growing major economy by getting tough on inflation and passing
PM Narendra Modi's magic doesn’t awe Moody’s as bonds jump most since 2014
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
world's fastest-growing major economy by getting tough on inflation and passing tax reforms. That's not enough for Moody's Investors Service to upgrade India's rating. The highest debt-to-gross domestic product ratio among countries rated Baa3 by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Land Bank: Futuregrowth lifts lending suspensionwhich has a gross loan book of almost R40 billion ($2.9 billion), was one of fi
Land Bank: Futuregrowth lifts lending suspension
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
which has a gross loan book of almost R40 billion ($2.9 billion), was one of five state-owned companies that Moody’s Investors Service put on review for a credit-rating downgrade earlier this month due to concerns about governance and the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chinese Contagion Risks Surge: Banks' Reliance On Each Other For Funding Hits All Time Highfor a record 34% of small- and medium-sized bank financing as of June 30, compa
Chinese Contagion Risks Surge: Banks' Reliance On Each Other For Funding Hits All Time High
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
for a record 34% of small- and medium-sized bank financing as of June 30, compared with 29% on Jan. 31 last year, Moody’s Investors Service estimated in an Aug. 29 note that analyzed central bank data. Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co.’s... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOF sees no compelling reason for PH downgradeamid low interest rates, low inflation, and loose monetary policy. All three m
DOF sees no compelling reason for PH downgrade
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
amid low interest rates, low inflation, and loose monetary policy. All three major debt watchers – Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings – have raised the the Philippines’s sovereign credit rating to... Read more
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Northwest Herald
One incumbent, three challengers seek voter nod for McHenry County Board District 1volunteer with a background in social services, also said the home, and the sur
One incumbent, three challengers seek voter nod for McHenry County Board District 1
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
volunteer with a background in social services, also said the home, and the surplus, are assets. Both pointed out that Valley Hi’s financial performance was a factor in the county’s receiving a top AAA credit rating by Moody’s Investors... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga's old Kmarts are being repurposed as discount retailer fades awaystores in a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga. Kmart may not have enough money to
Chattanooga's old Kmarts are being repurposed as discount retailer fades away
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
stores in a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga. Kmart may not have enough money to stay in business long, analysts at Moody's Investors Service warned this month. Sears and Kmart, which merged in 2005, have an annual negative cash flow of $1.5... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hanjin bankruptcy is the tip of the iceberg for flailing shippersof container ships is likely to grow 2 percent faster than the demand for them
Hanjin bankruptcy is the tip of the iceberg for flailing shippers
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
of container ships is likely to grow 2 percent faster than the demand for them in 2016, the credit-rating firm Moody’s Investors Service reported in June. Moody’s said the supply-demand mismatch would continue at least through next June. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Is Not Risky for Infrastructure Investment, Says ECA's Lopeshigh cost of capital due to perceived investment risks rather than the reality
Africa Is Not Risky for Infrastructure Investment, Says ECA's Lopes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
high cost of capital due to perceived investment risks rather than the reality on the ground," said Lopes. Moody's Investors Service report on defaults and recovery rates for projects financed by bank loans shows that defaults from North... Read more
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NJ.com
Atlantic City has 10 days to avoid defaulting on state loansaid Tammori Petty, a spokeswoman for the division. "We decline to speculate o
Atlantic City has 10 days to avoid defaulting on state loan
NJ.com / Posted 4 days ago
said Tammori Petty, a spokeswoman for the division. "We decline to speculate on next actions," Petty added. Moody's Investors Service, a Wall Street credit rating agency, said Friday that if the city does not meet the deadline, the state can... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economyface more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of G
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
face more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of Greater China credit research at Moody's Investors Service, told Bloomberg. In other words, investors can now bet on whether a zombie is about to go bankrupt, giving... Read more
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Connecticut Post
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economyface more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of G
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economy
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
face more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of Greater China credit research at Moody's Investors Service, told Bloomberg. In other words, investors can now bet on whether a zombie is about to go bankrupt, giving... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economyface more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of G
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economy
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
face more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of Greater China credit research at Moody's Investors Service, told Bloomberg. In other words, investors can now bet on whether a zombie is about to go bankrupt, giving... Read more
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CNBC
Higher oil prices actually pose a hidden threat to bankrupt drillersthey lent to 15 bankrupt oil and gas exploration and production companies with
Higher oil prices actually pose a hidden threat to bankrupt drillers
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
they lent to 15 bankrupt oil and gas exploration and production companies with at least $100 million in debt, Moody's Investors Service reported this month. That compares with a historical average recovery rate of nearly 59 percent. There is... Read more
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Business Insider
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economyface more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of G
China just made a key preparation for disaster in its economy
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
face more defaults or suffer more losses after defaults," Ivan Chung, head of Greater China credit research at Moody’s Investors Service told Bloomberg. In other words, now investors can now bet on whether or not a zombie is about to bankrupt,... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH economy faces post-US election risksthe impact of possible shifts in foreign policy in the United States after the
PH economy faces post-US election risks
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
the impact of possible shifts in foreign policy in the United States after the November elections, credit watchdog Moody’s Investors Service said in a report released Friday. Nomura xxxx shares the same view, betting the Philippines would lose the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
New US government critical to BPO, OFW cash flowsMoody’s warns of policy shift MANILA, Philippines - Moody’s Investors Service
New US government critical to BPO, OFW cash flows
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
Moody’s warns of policy shift MANILA, Philippines - Moody’s Investors Service said cash remittances and the income of the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in the Philippines would be affected by a shift in US policies under the next... Read more
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The Columbian
Hanjin bankruptcy is tip of iceberg for flailing shippersAngeles. The world’s fleet of container ships is likely to grow 2 percent fast
Hanjin bankruptcy is tip of iceberg for flailing shippers
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Angeles. The world’s fleet of container ships is likely to grow 2 percent faster than the demand for them in 2016, Moody’s Investors Service reported in June. Moody’s said the supply-demand mismatch would continue at least through next June. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI's new monetary policy committee to ease ties with governmentat is transparency, predictability of the decisions," Marie Diron, senior vice
RBI's new monetary policy committee to ease ties with government
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
at is transparency, predictability of the decisions," Marie Diron, senior vice president and sovereign analyst at Moody's Investors Service, said in an interview in Mumbai. "I don't think it's attached to personalities." The MPC, however, could... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian services sector to be affected if US changes policies post elections: Moody'simpacted due to any retrenchment from trade and investment ties and curbs on im
Indian services sector to be affected if US changes policies post elections: Moody's
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
impacted due to any retrenchment from trade and investment ties and curbs on immigration, said credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service. In a statement issued on Friday, Moody's said the credit implications for Asia Pacific sovereigns of a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Headless bank with 20% bad debt shows challenge for Narendra Modifrom 201 on May 13, according to Bloomberg-compiled prices. The notes, rated on
Headless bank with 20% bad debt shows challenge for Narendra Modi
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
from 201 on May 13, according to Bloomberg-compiled prices. The notes, rated one level below investment grade by Moody's Investors Service, returned 2.9 per centthis year while Asian banks junk notes gained 6.3 per centin a Bank of America... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian services sector to be affected if US changes policies post electionsimpacted due to any retrenchment from trade and investment ties and curbs on im
Indian services sector to be affected if US changes policies post elections
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
impacted due to any retrenchment from trade and investment ties and curbs on immigration, said credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service. In a statement issued on Friday, Moody's said the credit implications for Asia Pacific sovereigns of a... Read more
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Business Wire
DCT Industrial Trust’s Sarah Covington Selected to Receive 2016 NAIOP Developing Leader Award72.0 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 900 customers. D
DCT Industrial Trust’s Sarah Covington Selected to Receive 2016 NAIOP Developing Leader Award
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
72.0 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 900 customers. DCT maintains a Baa2 rating from Moody’s Investors Service and a BBB- from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services. Additional information is available at... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom Debt Ratings Cut by Moody'scontinued weaker than anticipated rebound in the company's operating performanc
Viacom Debt Ratings Cut by Moody's
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
continued weaker than anticipated rebound in the company's operating performance," the firm says. Credit agency Moody's Investors Service on Thursday downgraded its debt ratings on Viacom following the company's Wednesday news that was cutting... Read more
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Market Watch
Hillary Clinton’s policies would be better for credit markets than Donald Trump’sClinton’s would have far more positive implications for credit markets than Don
Hillary Clinton’s policies would be better for credit markets than Donald Trump’s
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Clinton’s would have far more positive implications for credit markets than Donald Trump’s, according to a new Moody’s Investors Service report released Thursday. Moody’s reviewed five areas that are important to corporate credit issuers,... Read more
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FOX Business
Moody's Cuts Viacom's Credit Rating Due To Company's Weak RecoveryMoody Investors Service on Thursday cut Viacom Inc.'s long-term debt rating to
Moody's Cuts Viacom's Credit Rating Due To Company's Weak Recovery
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Moody Investors Service on Thursday cut Viacom Inc.'s long-term debt rating to Baa3, which is one notch from junk, from Baa2. The credit downgrade comes a day after the beleaguered company said it would cut its quarterly dividend in half to improve... Read more
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FOX Business
Moody's Cuts Viacom's Credit Rating Due To Company's Weak RecoveryMoody Investors Service on Thursday cut Viacom Inc.'s long-term debt rating to
Moody's Cuts Viacom's Credit Rating Due To Company's Weak Recovery
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Moody Investors Service on Thursday cut Viacom Inc.'s long-term debt rating to Baa3, which is one notch from junk, from Baa2. The credit downgrade comes a day after the beleaguered company said it would cut its quarterly dividend in half to improve... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular have best return potential despite Reliance Jio's forayward off Jio. India's 12 wireless operators have more than $61 billion in debt,
Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular have best return potential despite Reliance Jio's foray
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
ward off Jio. India's 12 wireless operators have more than $61 billion in debt, according to ICRA Ltd., a unit of Moody's Investors Service. "Spectrum is the immediate raw material for telecom companies and without it you cannot grow the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
After spurning $260,000-per-family payout, a Canadian town feudsspring that cut services and raised taxes. It was profoundly unpopular and didn
After spurning $260,000-per-family payout, a Canadian town feuds
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
spring that cut services and raised taxes. It was profoundly unpopular and didn't ward off a ratings downgrade by Moody's Investors Service in July, to Aa3 from Aa2. Newfoundland is now the lowest-rated province, and its borrowing costs are the... Read more
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Newsmax
Pension Funds Face Day of Reckoning as Investment Returns Lagstrain has led to credit-rating cuts to New Jersey, Kentucky and Chicago, which
Pension Funds Face Day of Reckoning as Investment Returns Lag
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
strain has led to credit-rating cuts to New Jersey, Kentucky and Chicago, which in 2015 was cut to junk by Moody’s Investors Service. Illinois, the lowest-ranked state, has been downgraded twice by S&P since 2013 and three times by... Read more
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Billboard
Viacom's New Interim CEO Tom Dooley Announces Departurecosts. In May 2015, the company raised its dividend by 7 cents, or more than 2
Viacom's New Interim CEO Tom Dooley Announces Departure
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
costs. In May 2015, the company raised its dividend by 7 cents, or more than 20 percent, to 40 cents per share. Moody’s Investors Service analyst Neil Begley has said the annual dividend payments amount to approximately $636 million. But he has... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom Interim CEO Tom Dooley to Depart, Company to Consider "All Options"costs. In May 2015, the company raised its dividend by 7 cents, or more than 2
Viacom Interim CEO Tom Dooley to Depart, Company to Consider "All Options"
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
costs. In May 2015, the company raised its dividend by 7 cents, or more than 20 percent, to 40 cents per share. Moody’s Investors Service analyst Neil Begley has said the annual dividend payments amount to approximately $636 million. But he has... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dalal Street analysts give thumbs-up to government decision to advance Budget 2017say it is a pretty summer month in terms of demand," Srivastava said. On Tuesd
Dalal Street analysts give thumbs-up to government decision to advance Budget 2017
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
say it is a pretty summer month in terms of demand," Srivastava said. On Tuesday, international rating agency Moody's Investors Service said it could upgrade India's rating in one to two years if it is convinced that reforms are... Read more
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Business Wire
Moody’s Analytics Tops 2016 Asia Risk Technology Rankings in Three CategoriesBy providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including
Moody’s Analytics Tops 2016 Asia Risk Technology Rankings in Three Categories
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Metals Producer Is China's First State-Owned Company To Liquidate In Bankruptcyis how much money bondholders can claim,” said Ivan Chung, managing director an
Metals Producer Is China's First State-Owned Company To Liquidate In Bankruptcy
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
is how much money bondholders can claim,” said Ivan Chung, managing director and head of China credit research at Moody’s Investors Service in Hong Kong. Citic’s Ming expects that the "the claim ratio for creditors will not be high." And thus... Read more
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FOX Business
How Risky Is Textainer Group Holdings Ltd.?that an investment in the container shipping sub-sector carries earnings risk f
How Risky Is Textainer Group Holdings Ltd.?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
that an investment in the container shipping sub-sector carries earnings risk for the very near future. A report by Moody's Investors Service in June extended a negative outlook on the global shipping industry for another 12 to 18 months. According... Read more
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FOX Business
How Risky Is Textainer Group Holdings Ltd.?that an investment in the container shipping sub-sector carries earnings risk f
How Risky Is Textainer Group Holdings Ltd.?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
that an investment in the container shipping sub-sector carries earnings risk for the very near future. A report by Moody's Investors Service in June extended a negative outlook on the global shipping industry for another 12 to 18 months. According... Read more
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The Hindu
Domestic consumption to lift GVA growth to 7.7%: Moody’sprice inflation could accelerate to an average of 5.1 per cent from 4.9 per cen
Domestic consumption to lift GVA growth to 7.7%: Moody’s
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
price inflation could accelerate to an average of 5.1 per cent from 4.9 per cent a year earlier, according to Moody’s Investors Service and ICRA. The ratings agencies also predict a significant reduction in government spending in the coming... Read more
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