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CNBC
India set to retain fastest growing economy tagposted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim pro
India set to retain fastest growing economy tag
CNBC / Posted 31 minutes ago
posted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim prospects for a boost from exports, Moody's Investors Service said a recovery in private investment would be needed if India's upturn was going to last. "Combined with... Read more
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The Financial Express
PM Modi may get more reasons to celeberate as India set to retain fastest growing economy tagposted by the world’s second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim pro
PM Modi may get more reasons to celeberate as India set to retain fastest growing economy tag
The Financial Express / Posted an hour ago
posted by the world’s second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim prospects for a boost from exports, Moody’s Investors Service said a recovery in private investment would be needed if India’s upturn was going to last. “Combined with... Read more
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Business Standard India
At 7.5% projected GDP growth, India set to retain fastest growing economy tagposted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim pro
At 7.5% projected GDP growth, India set to retain fastest growing economy tag
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
posted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim prospects for a boost from exports, Moody's Investors Service said a recovery in private investment would be needed if India's upturn was going to last. "Combined with... Read more
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The Star
India set to retain fastest growing economy tagposted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim pro
India set to retain fastest growing economy tag
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
posted by the world's second largest economy in seven years. Given the dim prospects for a boost from exports, Moody's Investors Service said a recovery in private investment would be needed if India's upturn was going to last. "Combined with... Read more
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Reuters
Missed Rio payment 'credit negative' for all Brazilian states: Moody'sBrazilian states, adding to pressure on the federal government to offer more ge
Missed Rio payment 'credit negative' for all Brazilian states: Moody's
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
Brazilian states, adding to pressure on the federal government to offer more generous relief to struggling states, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday. Moody's analyst Paco Debonnaire called Rio's missed payment to a French development bank... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Panama Canal fever sweeps globe againcargo containers. “There are going to be a lot of feeder services that develop
Panama Canal fever sweeps globe again
Finance and Commerce / Posted 11 hours ago
cargo containers. “There are going to be a lot of feeder services that develop around it,” Moses Kopmar, a Moody’s Investors Service analyst in New York, said in a telephone interview. “What it will do is basically unlock a huge amount of... Read more
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Newsmax
'Serious Danger Zone' Despite Fed Anticsyet… All that said and thanks to Yellen’s comments, dollar bull bets have alre
'Serious Danger Zone' Despite Fed Antics
Newsmax / Posted 12 hours ago
yet… All that said and thanks to Yellen’s comments, dollar bull bets have already jumped the most in 6 months. Moody's Investors Service released an interesting report that could help commodity investors getting a somewhat better idea where... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Aetna, Humana still face antitrust issuesits Jacksonville operations on the Southside, the Germany-based bank�s global o
Aetna, Humana still face antitrust issues
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
its Jacksonville operations on the Southside, the Germany-based bank�s global operations continue under scrutiny. Moody�s Investors Service last week downgraded its rating on Deutsche Bank�s senior unsecured debt from Baa1 to Baa2, a level that is... Read more
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The Economic Times
State PSUs lack good capital buffer, profitability: Moody'sin India lack good capital buffer and profitability, unlike their peers in mo
State PSUs lack good capital buffer, profitability: Moody's
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
in India lack good capital buffer and profitability, unlike their peers in most countries of the Asia-Pacific, Moody's Investors Service said today. "Banks in the Asia-Pacific except for banks in Vietnam and public sector banks in India show... Read more
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Eye Witness News
S&P's expected to announce review on SA’s credit rating this weekrating at one notch above junk status. Picture: Supplied Moodys,Fitch Ratings
S&P's expected to announce review on SA’s credit rating this week
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
rating at one notch above junk status. Picture: Supplied Moodys,Fitch Ratings,Standard and Poors Ratings Services,Moodys Investors Service,SA credit rating outlook,Standard and Poors,Fitch Group JOHANNESBURG – It’s widely expected that ratings... Read more
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The Economic Times
Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weaken: Moody'sCHENNAI: Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Monday said
Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weaken: Moody's
The Economic Times / Posted 22 hours ago
CHENNAI: Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Monday said the asset quality of agriculture loans given by banks in Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) including Indian banks are not expected to weaken. According to Moody's,... Read more
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The Hindu
Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weakenGlobal credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Monday said the asset
Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weaken
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Monday said the asset quality of agriculture loans given by banks in Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) including Indian banks are not expected to weaken. According to Moody’s, the global... Read more
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Business Insurance
Low investment income leads to decline in insurer profitsincome for 2016's first quarter vs. the comparable period a year ago, driven la
Low investment income leads to decline in insurer profits
Business Insurance / Posted 23 hours ago
income for 2016's first quarter vs. the comparable period a year ago, driven largely by lower investment income, Moody's Investors Service Inc. said. New York-based Moody's said in a report issued Thursday that the property/casualty insurers it... Read more
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New Kerala
'Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weaken' - newkerala.com #69802Chennai, May 30 : Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Mond
'Quality of farm loans by Indian banks won't weaken' - newkerala.com #69802
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Chennai, May 30 : Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Monday said the asset quality of agriculture loans given by banks in Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) including Indian banks are not expected to weaken. According to... Read more
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New Kerala
India's Q4, 2015-16 GDP data due on Tuesday - newkerala.com #69679the Indian economy will pick up slightly to near 7.5 percent in 2016 and 2017,
India's Q4, 2015-16 GDP data due on Tuesday - newkerala.com #69679
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the Indian economy will pick up slightly to near 7.5 percent in 2016 and 2017, but private investment remains weak, Moody's Investors Service said this month. The American agency said in its Global Macro Outlook 2016-17 that India's growth will... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
World readies for bigger Panama Canalcargo containers. “There are going to be a lot of feeder services that develop
World readies for bigger Panama Canal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
cargo containers. “There are going to be a lot of feeder services that develop around it,” Moses Kopmar, a Moody’s Investors Service analyst in New York, said in a telephone interview. “What it will do is basically unlock a huge amount of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wayne County says soccer backers would need to step upremains over an ongoing IRS audit of the bonds used in the original jail constr
Wayne County says soccer backers would need to step up
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
remains over an ongoing IRS audit of the bonds used in the original jail construction. Last year, Moody’s Investors Service warned that the county could be forced to repay $37 million in subsidies and lose $41 million in subsidies... Read more
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TribLIVE
Kansas Supreme Court again rejects school funding systemfor business development and jobs. The state's reliance on one-time revenue me
Kansas Supreme Court again rejects school funding system
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
for business development and jobs. The state's reliance on one-time revenue measures to plug budget holes led Moody's Investors Service to place a negative outlook on Kansas' Aa2 credit rating and Standard & Poor's to warn it could downgrade... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The celebrity privacy case that exposes hypocrisy of Silicon Valley power brokersby the media of any kind. Two seemingly unrelated recent news stories make it
The celebrity privacy case that exposes hypocrisy of Silicon Valley power brokers
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
by the media of any kind. Two seemingly unrelated recent news stories make it quite clear. First, a report from Moody’s Investors Service suggests that just five US tech firms – Apple, Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Oracle – hold $504bn (£345bn)... Read more
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Philly.com
Treasurer: Philly finances ready for next interest-rate hikerates. (Philadelphia schools, the airport, and other agencies borrow independen
Treasurer: Philly finances ready for next interest-rate hike
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
rates. (Philadelphia schools, the airport, and other agencies borrow independently of the city government.) Moody's Investors Service still cut one of Philadelphia's credit ratings a notch this week, downgrading a $100 million short-term... Read more
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dna
Tata Steel earnings improve but Moody's leaves ratings unchangedMoody's Investors Service said greenfield expansion of Tata Steel operations in
Tata Steel earnings improve but Moody's leaves ratings unchanged
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Moody's Investors Service said greenfield expansion of Tata Steel operations in India and expected restructuring of UK operations improve earnings, but kept its ratings unchanged. The global ratings' agency in February downgraded credit ratings of... Read more
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Reuters
N.J. Governor Christie signs Atlantic City rescue package into lawCaa3, because it provides much-needed financial relief and removes the immediat
N.J. Governor Christie signs Atlantic City rescue package into law
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Caa3, because it provides much-needed financial relief and removes the immediate threat of default or bankruptcy, Moody's Investors Service said after the governor announced his signature. But a bond restructuring, which Guardian has said the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
N.J. Governor Christie signs Atlantic City rescue package into lawCaa3, because it provides much-needed financial relief and removes the immediat
N.J. Governor Christie signs Atlantic City rescue package into law
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Caa3, because it provides much-needed financial relief and removes the immediate threat of default or bankruptcy, Moody's Investors Service said after the governor announced his signature. But a bond restructuring, which Guardian has said the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Merger of SBI associate banks to cost Rs 3,000 cr: Bhattacharyaof the fixed assets of associate banks would add another Rs 700-750 crore, she
Merger of SBI associate banks to cost Rs 3,000 cr: Bhattacharya
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
of the fixed assets of associate banks would add another Rs 700-750 crore, she added. Earlier, ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service had said the proposed merger would cost $250 million (Rs 1,660 crore) and have limited impact on the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Low investment income leads to decline in insurer profitsincome for 2016’s first quarter vs. the comparable period a year ago, driven la
Low investment income leads to decline in insurer profits
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
income for 2016’s first quarter vs. the comparable period a year ago, driven largely by lower investment income, Moody’s Investors Service Inc. said. New York-based Moody’s said in a report issued Thursday that the property/casualty insurers it... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple to buy Netflix? – MacDailyNews“‘If Apple launched this service and gave it way for free for a year how many d
Apple to buy Netflix? – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 3 days ago
“‘If Apple launched this service and gave it way for free for a year how many defectors would Netflix have?’ Moody’s Investors Service analyst Gerald Granovsky said. ‘That would cost less than $40 billion.'” “While the valuation of Netflix... Read more
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The Financial Express
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK ops rejig: Moody’sunderlying EBITDA of Rs 79 billion, down 16 per cent and 39 per cent, respectiv
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK ops rejig: Moody’s
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
underlying EBITDA of Rs 79 billion, down 16 per cent and 39 per cent, respectively, from a year ago. (Reuters) Moody’s Investors Service today said greenfield expansion of Tata Steel operations in India and expected restructuring of UK... Read more
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asianage
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK operations rejigratings agency in February downgraded credit ratings of Tata Steel by two notch
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK operations rejig
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
ratings agency in February downgraded credit ratings of Tata Steel by two notches to Ba3 from Ba1. New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service on May 27 said greenfield expansion of Tata Steel operations in India and expected restructuring of UK... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK operations rejig: Moody'sNEW DELHI: Moody's Investors Service today said greenfield expansion of Tata St
Tata Steel numbers to improve on India ramp-up, UK operations rejig: Moody's
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: Moody's Investors Service today said greenfield expansion of Tata Steel operations in India and expected restructuring of UK operations improve earnings, but kept its ratings unchanged. The global ratings agency in February downgraded... Read more
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New Kerala
India's bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody's - newkerala.com #68537Chennai, May 26 : Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Thur
India's bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody's - newkerala.com #68537
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Chennai, May 26 : Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said India's bankruptcy code boosts creditors bargaining power against big borrowers. However, Moody's also said significant infrastructure constraints have to be... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘SA’s commitment to spending cap is positive’- South Africa’s reinforced spending ceiling is important for the nation’s cred
‘SA’s commitment to spending cap is positive’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
- South Africa’s reinforced spending ceiling is important for the nation’s credit rating, according to Moody’s Investors Service. “This is something that we attach a lot of importance to,” Moody’s Vice-President and Senior Credit... Read more
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The Economic Times
Defaults are costly: Bankruptcy law gives lenders more teethnow intensify their efforts to avoid loan defaults and the likely loss of man
Defaults are costly: Bankruptcy law gives lenders more teeth
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
now intensify their efforts to avoid loan defaults and the likely loss of management control of business, said Moody's Investors Service. This will empower lenders to bargain strongly in matters of asset recovery, while borrowers can gain with... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick County given 'very high' bond ratingBOLIVIA – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Brunswick County’s Aa2 general
Brunswick County given 'very high' bond rating
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
BOLIVIA – Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Brunswick County’s Aa2 general obligation bond rating, noting the county has a “very high quality credit position.” Moody’s ratings announcement also notes the county’s “robust” financial position and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sensex climbs 485 points! Nifty reclaims 8,000 mark on hopes of economic recovery and good monsoonrecovery was gathering pace. Banking stocks contributed onethird of Sensex's g
Sensex climbs 485 points! Nifty reclaims 8,000 mark on hopes of economic recovery and good monsoon
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
recovery was gathering pace. Banking stocks contributed onethird of Sensex's gains. Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service said in a report that the new bankruptcy code will address several key inefficiencies for asset resolution... Read more
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Newsmax
Billionaire Wilbur Ross Likes the Look of China's Bad LoansU.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing in nonperforming l
Billionaire Wilbur Ross Likes the Look of China's Bad Loans
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing in nonperforming loans in China, as Moody’s Investors Service said that the nation has the tools to prevent a financial crisis in the near term. I’m “getting very interested in China in... Read more
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RTE News
NTMA chief says investors 'holding fire' on Brexittime," he added. Mr O'Kelly said he is "optimistic" that Ireland's credit rati
NTMA chief says investors 'holding fire' on Brexit
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
time," he added. Mr O'Kelly said he is "optimistic" that Ireland's credit rating may be upgraded again, after Moody’s Investors Service earlier this month returned Ireland to an ‘A’ rating. But he said he still does not understand how Ireland... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
After benefits of cheap oil, India counts cost of reduced Gulf remittancesJanuary, the rally could easily peter out before the labour market tightens in
After benefits of cheap oil, India counts cost of reduced Gulf remittances
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 days ago
January, the rally could easily peter out before the labour market tightens in the Gulf once again. Marie Diron of Moody's Investors Service warned there could be worse to come for remittances. "We have highlighted the risks of a marked fall in... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Moody's takes "negative" outlook on U of L Foundation debtdebt Students at the University of Louisville Moody’s Investors Service has d
Moody's takes "negative" outlook on U of L Foundation debt
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
debt Students at the University of Louisville Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its outlook for the University of Louisville Foundation’s bonds, citing recent investment... Read more
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Newsmax
Qatar Stuns Mideast Debt Market With Record $9 Billion Bond5.2 percent of national output this year, according to the median forecast of e
Qatar Stuns Mideast Debt Market With Record $9 Billion Bond
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
5.2 percent of national output this year, according to the median forecast of eight analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Moody’s Investors Service rates the country Aa2, the third-highest investment grade. The Qatari sale is the latest in a flurry of... Read more
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dna
Bankruptcy law credit positive for banks: Moody'slaw is credit positive for Indian banks as it increases their bargaining power
Bankruptcy law credit positive for banks: Moody's
dna / Posted 4 days ago
law is credit positive for Indian banks as it increases their bargaining power in distressed asset resolutions, Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday. The current weak legal framework for asset resolution has been a key structural credit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS sending buses of protesters to Springfield to lobby on school fundingfund would lower the overall cost to taxpayers, saying it “will have little eff
CPS sending buses of protesters to Springfield to lobby on school funding
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
fund would lower the overall cost to taxpayers, saying it “will have little effect on the plan’s liability.” Moody’s Investors Service stated the plan’s “most significant component is increased city funding.” The mayor announced the plan... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago reaps rewards of airport debt rally in Midway saleof shortchanging its four retirement funds. The increasing stress on its financ
Chicago reaps rewards of airport debt rally in Midway sale
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
of shortchanging its four retirement funds. The increasing stress on its finances from the pension deficit spurred Moody’s Investors Service to lower its bond rating last May, leaving Chicago with the lowest credit ranking of any large U.S. city... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Levitation Continues As Brent Rises Above $50 For First Time Since Novemberup asset prices U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing i
Futures Levitation Continues As Brent Rises Above $50 For First Time Since November
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
up asset prices U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing in nonperforming loans in China, as Moody’s Investors Service said that the nation has the tools to prevent a financial crisis in the near term Spanish consumer... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody'sconstraints have to be crossed for the framework to be fully operational Globa
India's bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody's
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
constraints have to be crossed for the framework to be fully operational Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said India's bankruptcy code boosts creditors bargaining power against big borrowers. However,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Faster fiscal consolidation and reforms needed for upgrading India's ratings: Marie Diron, Moody’sIn a chat with ET Now, Marie Diron, Moody's Investors Service, says existing Ba
Faster fiscal consolidation and reforms needed for upgrading India's ratings: Marie Diron, Moody’s
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
In a chat with ET Now, Marie Diron, Moody's Investors Service, says existing Baa3 rating with positive outlook means in the medium term at least, we can expect relatively robust growth combined with catch up of incomes. Edited excerptsET Now: How... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bankruptcy law credit positive for banks: Moody'slaw is credit positive for Indian banks as it increases their bargaining power
Bankruptcy law credit positive for banks: Moody's
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
law is credit positive for Indian banks as it increases their bargaining power in distressed asset resolutions, Moody's Investors Service said today. The current weak legal framework for asset resolution has been a key structural credit... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bayer: Merging seed firm is doablerejection suggests it's not going to raise the offer immediately, he said, but
Bayer: Merging seed firm is doable
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
rejection suggests it's not going to raise the offer immediately, he said, but rather "engage in dialogue first." Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday placed Bayer's A3 credit rating under review for a downgrade because of the Monsanto offer.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Will Bankruptcy Act instill fear among defaulting borrowers?their efforts to avoid loan defaults, for which business owners would now easil
Will Bankruptcy Act instill fear among defaulting borrowers?
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
their efforts to avoid loan defaults, for which business owners would now easily lose out management control, said Moody's Investors Service. The enactment will empower lenders to bargain strongly in recovering their dues while borrowers too can... Read more
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The Financial Express
India’s bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody’sand Bankruptcy Code, 2016, which is now pending the President’s signature. (Reu
India’s bankruptcy law positive for banks: Moody’s
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, which is now pending the President’s signature. (Reuters) Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday said India’s bankruptcy code boosts creditors bargaining power against big borrowers. However,... Read more
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Newsmax
France Raids Google Headquarters Seeking 'Tax Fraud' Evidencefor nearly half of the $1.68 trillion held by non-financial companies in the co
France Raids Google Headquarters Seeking 'Tax Fraud' Evidence
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
for nearly half of the $1.68 trillion held by non-financial companies in the country, according to a study by Moody's Investors Service. Just five tech companies - Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft Corp., Cisco Systems Inc. and Oracle Corp. -... Read more
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