Nicaragua Asks For Improved Country Risk Rating
Thursday, November 14, 2013
International rating agencies have not recognized the substantial improvement in macroeconomic indicators in recent years.
A contradiction between the "B-" awarded to the country...
BBB A +, B-CC, D. .. ¿AAA?
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The most perverse thing about the credit risk rating system is that it has weakened (deliberately?) the indispensable analytical skills of investors.
The resignation of Standard & Poor's chief executive of...
Rating Agencies Questioned
Monday, July 11, 2011
While in Europe ratings go down and in Latin American they go up, the opinion of the agencies is starting to be looked at with different eyes.
A decade ago debt issued by European countries benefited...
Quarterly Country Risk Report: June 2010
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Central American countries still need to improve their economic performance to reach investment grade ratings.
On its Quarterly Country Risk report for June 2010, the...
Fitch Lowers Banco Transatlántico Rating
Monday, June 14, 2010
Fitch Ratings lowered the bank’s long term risk rating from “B(pan)” to “B-(pan)”; the outlook is now stable.
Transatlantico’s short term rating was affirmed at...
Moody’s Upgrades Nicaragua’s Credit Rating
Thursday, May 27, 2010
The company raised Nicaragua's foreign currency government bond rating to B3 from Caa1.
"The upgrade of the foreign currency bond rating unifies...
Fitch Downgrades Mexico to 'BBB'
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Fitch downgraded Mexico's Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from 'BBB+' to 'BBB' in foreign currency and from 'A-' to 'BBB+' in domestic currency.
Both ratings have a 'Stable' outlook. Additionally, the...