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Research Note
Increased demand for unrated bonds to negatively impact ratings agencies
Date: Jul 11, 2012   |   Author: Tiah Wen Li
Investors are increasingly able to identify bond offerings by strong and stable corporations and therefore do not need ratings agencies to aid in their decision-making process.
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Rating the future
Date: Jan 10, 2012   |   Author: David Millar
David Millar, risk trainer and former COO at PRMIA, explains the role of CRAs as well as the current face off between CRAs and governments and suggests the need for more comprehensive rating.
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News Analysis
Thai banks in no danger despite damage due to flood and global uncertainties
Date: Dec 07, 2011   |   Author: Wong Wei Han
Strong fundamentals and political stability helped Thai banks to perform well in the first half of 2011, and the same factors will enable the sector to overcome challenges in subsequent quarters.
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News Analysis
Eastward shift in global banking strength indicated in revised ratings
Date: Dec 05, 2011   |   Author: Timothy Shim
With 15 large US lenders downgraded and Asian banks upgraded or maintained, S&P shows its confidence in Asian banking; Moody’s and Fitch maintain negative outlooks on American banks.
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News Analysis
Moody’s downgrades 12 UK financial institutions highlighting weakening systemic support
Date: Oct 10, 2011   |   Author: Wong Wei Han
Moody’s announced rating downgrades for 12 financial institutions in the UK, reflecting growing uncertainties over the government’s willingness to prop up failing banks.
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News Analysis
Downgrade of three major U.S. banks bodes ill for chances of help in stormy waters
Date: Sep 26, 2011   |   Author: Wong Wei Han
Moody’s announced rating downgrades for Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo may lower possibility of government bail-outs for major financial institutions amid changing regulatory landscape
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News Analysis
US ratings downgrade drags down global markets
Date: Aug 09, 2011   |   Author: Timothy Shim
Slight ratings drop fuels panic selling across global markets as edgy investors re-allocate to safer funds.
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News Analysis
What is the true level of China’s municipal debt?
Date: Jul 15, 2011   |   Author: Nadir Ahmad
China may have understated local government debt by as much as $540 billion, according to a report by Moody’s, with most of the funding coming from banks.

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