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  • Noble Group

    Fitch downgraded Noble, as poor liquidity and weak profitability continue to hinder the turnaround of the struggling commodities trader.

  • Most China crash predictions are looking at the wrong scenario, said Michael Buchanan, head of strategy at Singapore wealth fund Temasek.

  • The logo of the Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GIC)

    With bond yields globally in the dumps, Singapore's wealth fund GIC is looking at unconventional sources for fixed income returns.

  • Australia banks: Moody's downgrade a 'non-event'

    Moody's decision to downgrade Australia's banks merely aligned its ratings with S&P's earlier move, says David Ellis, Morningstar Australasia.

  • Moody's downgrades Australian banks

    Martin Smith, East and Partners, weighs in on the outlook for Australia's banking sector following the downgrade in ratings by Moody's Investors Service.

  • Banking system risks in Australia

    Shard Jain, S&P Global Ratings, says a sharp downturn in the housing market and weaker economic conditions pose risks to the Australia banking system.

  • National Australia Bank

    Australia's biggest banks - the Big Four - won;t face any pressure on funding costs in the wake of a downgrade by Moody's Investors Services, a Deutsche Bank analyst says.

  • Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Qatar's finance minister, speaks at the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum in London on ​​Monday, March 27, 2017.

    Qatar's finance minister told CNBC that other Gulf nations may suffer as a result of the region's diplomatic feud while stressing his country's resilience to any shocks.

  • A customer fills up his car at a BP gas station in New York City.

    The rating agency bumped BP up one notch to A1 and said the London-based company's outlook was positive.

  • DUBAI, June 7- Standard& Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the country's riyal currency fell to an 11- year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out because of Doha's diplomatic rift with other Gulf Arab states. S&P cut its long-term rating of Qatar by one notch to AA- from AA and put the rating on CreditWatch with negative...

  • SOFIA, June 2- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's upgraded the outlook on Bulgaria's sovereign credit rating to positive from stable on Friday, mainly due to the Balkan country's recovering economy and solid fiscal performance. S&P affirmed Bulgaria's long-term sovereign credit rating at BB+, one notch below investment grade, but said it could also be upgraded...

  • SOFIA, June 2- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's upgraded the outlook on Bulgaria's sovereign credit rating to positive from stable on Friday, mainly due to the Balkan country's recovering economy and solid fiscal performance. S&P affirmed Bulgaria's long-term sovereign credit rating at BB+, one notch below investment grade, but said it could also be upgraded...

  • SOFIA, June 2- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's upgraded the outlook on Bulgaria's sovereign credit rating to positive from stable on Friday, mainly due to the Balkan country's recovering economy and solid fiscal performance. S&P affirmed Bulgaria's long-term sovereign credit rating at BB+, one notch below investment grade, but said it could also be upgraded...

  • SOFIA, June 2- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's upgraded the outlook on Bulgaria's sovereign credit rating to positive from stable on Friday, mainly due to the Balkan country's recovering economy and solid fiscal performance. S&P affirmed Bulgaria's long-term sovereign credit rating at BB+, one notch below investment grade, but said it could also be upgraded...

  • A customer uses a DBS automated teller machine (ATM), standing between the ATMs of United Overseas Bank and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp.

    Moody’s raised the outlook for Singapore banks to stable from negative on Wednesday, citing stabilizing commodity prices and improving growth conditions.

  • The negative credit cycle for Singapore banks has peaked, which is a positive for the banks going forward, says Eugene Tarzimanov, Moody's Investors Service.

  • Can't see any keen successors to Brazil's Temer:

    Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, speaks about the investment environment in Brazil amid political instability as well as China's recent sovereign downgrade.

  • Fitch maintains its A+ rating on China

    In light of Moody's downgrade, Andrew Fennell of Fitch Ratings says domestic debt in China could increase, but steps are being taken to contain risks.

  • 1 more China downgrade in the works?

    Ken Wong, Eastspring Investments, says some economist see another ratings downgrade for China in the next three to four years.

  • Car driver

    Insurance underwriters often look at credit scores to determine the likelihood that an individual will file a claim.