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  • Moody's: Why we downgraded Japan Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:04 PM ET
    Moody's: Why we downgraded Japan

    Thomas Byrne, SVP, Regional Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Unit at Moody's, identifies the delay in the consumption tax and doubts over Abe's growth revival strategy as reasons for the agency's downgrade.

  • Not concerned about Japan downgrade: Pro Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 7:16 PM ET
    Not concerned about Japan downgrade: Pro

    Chris Konstantinos, Director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group, explains why he's still bullish on Japanese equities despite Moody's downgrade.

  • Moody's cuts Amazon outlook to 'negative' Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    An Amazon.com Inc. employee lifts a box from a conveyor at the company's fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif.

    Moody's cut its outlook on online retailer Amazon to 'negative,' prompted by the online retailer's announcement that it was issuing new debt.

  • Euro zone torpor hits German, French, Italian firms Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    The average company’s credit ratings has fallen in the three biggest euro zone economies over the last year, according to a new report.

  • Behind S&P's 'AA-/A-1+' rating on Japan Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET
    Behind S&P's 'AA-/A-1' rating on Japan

    S&P has affirmed its "AA-/A-1+" rating on Japan, but the outlook remains negative. Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision.

  • ‘Double trouble’ for Russia; outlook 'darkens' Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Major countries’ credit ratings are under threat from falling oil prices and weaker global economic growth and Russia may be the most vulnerable.

  • S&P: Negative outlook for France's risky reform Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    Tourists take pictures under the rain in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

    Standard & Poor's cut its outlook for France to negative from stable on Friday, citing concerns about the country's economic recovery.

  • S&P downgrades Finland to AA+ from AAA Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    S&P downgrades Finland to AA+ from AAA.

    Standard & Poor's downgraded Finland's sovereign debt rating to AA-Plus from AAA on Friday, citing economic weak development.

  • Is Hong Kong's credit rating at risk? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 12:24 AM ET
    Is Hong Kong's credit rating at risk amid protests?

    Andrew Colquhoun, Senior Director & Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses whether demonstrations will hurt the city's position as a financial center.

  • Is India close to a ratings upgrade? Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:40 AM ET

    Standard & Poor's revised its outlook on India's 'BBB-' sovereign credit rating, leading investors to question whether a ratings upgrade near.

  • Indebted Chinese firms face off with ratings agencies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

    Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with global ratings agencies.

  • Regulation adds risk for UK banks: Moody's Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Regulation adds risk for UK banks: Moody's

    Moody's Investors Service has put a negative outlook on the U.K. banking sector. Johannes Wassenberg, managing director at Moody's, explains that the changing regulatory framework will add pressure on U.K. lenders.

  • S&P cuts Argentina's credit rating further Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:05 PM ET
    Argentine Economic Minister Axel Kicillof is surrounded by members of the media as he arrives at an office to continue meetings with mediator Daniel Pollack in New York, July 30, 2014.

    Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating on Argentina's foreign-currency sovereign debt.

  • Germany: S&P reaffirms AAA rating Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 2:20 AM ET
    Germany: S&P reaffirms AAA rating

    Germany's financial strength is "among one of the best" in the world explains Moritz Kraemer, chief rating officer for sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor's after the ratings agency reaffirmed the country's AAA rating.

  • Puerto Rico debt slumps on downgrades, new law Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Signs of economic depression are visible in the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Puerto Rico public corporation debt slumped after a new law that allows agencies to restructure their debts sparked fears of an imminent default.

  • S&P affirms Berkshire's ratings, upgrades outlook Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The agency affirmed Berkshire Hathaway's "AA/A-1+" counterparty credit and "AA+" for insurance financial strength and revised the outlook to stable.

  • Austria Fin Min: I don’t understand S&P warning Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Austria’s finance minister admitted he could not understand the reasoning behind Standard and Poor's' warning about the country’s banks.

  • S&P affirms US sovereign credit rating of 'AA+' Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Standard & Poor's headquarters in the financial district of New York.

    Standard & Poor affirmed in a release the current AA+/A-1+ rating for U.S. sovereign credit and called the outlook "stable."

  • S&P ratings inflation suits sent to state courts Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 5:28 PM ET
    Standard & Poor's headquarters in the financial district of New York.

    A federal judge ruled that litigation accusing S&P of inflating credit ratings before the 2008 financial crisis belongs in state courts.

  • Prospects for Italy and France in 2014 Sunday, 1 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    Prospects for Italy and France in 2014

    James McCormack, global head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, talks about the prospects for Italy and France for the rest of 2014.