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  1. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Fitch Ratings warns of negative turn for China's telecoms sector

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 06:29am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Ratings agency also points to pressure on profits from VAT reform and higher capital spending Fitch warns of negative turn for mainland sector The outlook for mainland telecommunications giants might turn negative, Fitch Ratings warned, if the recent, relatively benign regulatory regime launched by Beijing were to become more intrusive, with regulatory ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Fitch cuts ratings on Panasonic, Sony to junk

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 03:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s embattled electronics sector suffered another blow on Thursday as ratings agency Fitch downgraded industry titans Sony and Panasonic to junk status. The agency slapped a speculative rating on each firm, pointing to their weak balance sheets and declining position in the global electronics sector. Fitch said it cut Panasonic by two notches to BB, ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Agency cuts ratings on power, resources firms

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Agency cuts ratings on power, resources firms Fitch Ratings has downgraded its local-currency credit rating on two state-backed power generators and three resources firms, a day after the rating agency's downgrade of a Chinese sovereign rating by one notch. The agency yesterday said it had cut its long-term local-currency debt rating of China ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Fears growing about Chinese credit bubble

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Fitch downgrade of China's local-currency rating amid the rapid rise in local government debt points to increased risk in financial system Fears growing about Chinese credit bubble On Tuesday, credit agency Fitch downgraded China's local-currency rating from AA-minus to A-plus. That demotes the creditworthiness of China to the level of Japan, where total ...

  5. Business - Economy - RATINGS

    Fitch cuts China's credit score as debt increases

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... For the first time, Fitch Ratings has downgraded one of its sovereign ratings of China, citing the rapid expansion of credit in the country. The international ratings agency announced yesterday that it had cut China's long-term local-currency debt rating to A-plus from AA-minus. "Risks over China's financial stability have grown," said Fitch. "Credit has grown ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    Danger lurks in China's shadow banks, says Fitch

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Agency warns mainstream lenders are at risk from complex web of dependence on dicey loans Danger lurks in China's shadow banks, says Fitch The mainland's formal banking sector is "significantly exposed" to the shadow banking system, a source of growing risk to the stability in the world's second-largest economy, Fitch Ratings ...

  7. Fitch cuts ratings on power firms as costs rise

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Three mainland-listed power companies have had their ratings cut by Fitch Ratings on concerns of rising debt from aggressive expansion and higher fuel costs. The rating agency cut ... said. Fitch also cut Huaneng Power International's rating from BBB-plus to BBB, and slashed that of China Power International Development from BBB to BBB-minus, the lowest investment-grade ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - CREDIT RATINGS

    Fitch puts OCBC on negative watch after Wing Hang deal

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:05pm by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Revised rating reflects bank's higher potential exposure to China after Wing Hang deal Fitch puts OCBC on negative watch Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings ... takeover of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank. "The [negative rating watch] reflects Fitch's expectations that the acquisition of Wing Hang will increase OCBC's exposure to China, ...

  9. Fitch downgrades outlook for local-currency default rating

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing Fitch Ratings has downgraded the mainland's local-currency issuer rating on concerns of elevated real-estate valuations and inflation. The outlook for China's long-term local-currency issuer default rating has been revised from 'stable' to 'negative', Fitch said yesterday. 'The negative outlook reflects concerns over the scale ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Moody’s lowers China outlook after Fitch downgrade

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 01:08pm by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Moody's lowers China outlook after downgrade Moody's Investors Service lowered China's outlook to stable from positive after Fitch Ratings ... is AA-minus and for Hong Kong it is AAA, both with a stable outlook. Fitch Ratings cut its long-term local-currency debt rating of the mainland last week, citing dangers to financial stability. ...




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