The British Pound is suffering losses across the world markets after the announcement by credit house Moody’s of a downgrade in the country’s credit. (more…)
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The European Stability Mechanism, created in October as a permanent agency of the EU, has already had its credit rating downgraded by Moody’s. (more…)
Credit ratings agency Moody’s has issued a statement threatening to cut the United States debt rating if there is no debt deal by government officials to cut the overall debt to GDP ratio. If no deal is reached by the end of the 2013 Congressional legislative session. (more…)
The European Union’s Aaa credit rating became endangered on Tuesday when credit ratings agency Moody’s changed the EU’s outlook to “negative.” Moody’s attributed the move to the negative outlook on ratings connected to the EU’s most key contributors to income.
Earlier this year, Moody’s placed Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom into a negative economic outlook meaning those individual countries could soon face a downgrade in their credit status. All four countries currently have a Aaa rating. (more…)
Germany’s AAA credit rating is in danger of a downgrade after Moody’s changed the outlook for the nation’s credit to negative. The move is a possible first step into downgrading the country’s overall rating.
Moody’s stated that the exit of Greece from the Euro is increasing and the increasing financial decline in Spain. A full bailout of Spain is considered to be more likely as the cost of Spanish bonds remains at a record high. (more…)
Moody’s marked down several major banks including Citigroup and Bank of America in the United States and Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC in the United Kingdom. Lloyds of London also had their ratings cut.
In addition to Citigroup and Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs were issued downgrades. (more…)
Moody’s cut the credit ratings of Belgian and Dutch banks, attributing the cuts to the current euro zone crisis.
“Dutch banks will face difficult operating conditions throughout 2012 and possibly beyond,” Moody’s told the BBC.
Long-term ratings were cut at least one level with most getting cut two levels. (more…)