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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Bank ratings are no mirror of reality

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... remains fresh in the memory. This week's downgrade of the outlook for the city's banking system from stable to negative by Moody's Investors Service is a reminder. Moody's ... The timing of Moody's report made it more topical. It coincided with a stock-market rout sparked by an official credit crunch aimed at reining in growing risks in the mainland's banking ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New credit rating agency will bring needed competition

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Donald Gasper

    ... by the law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd in the course of lawsuits brought by institutional plaintiffs against Moody's and Standard & Poor's. As a result of these documents, ... out, critics of the big three US agencies- Moody';s, Standard & Poor's and Fitch- have questioned their objectivity and pointed to their role in actually contributing ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's property sector is in for a bumpy ride

    Posted May 31st 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Property sector in for a bumpy ride Bad news keeps piling up for mainland property developers. Just when ratings agency Moody's downgraded the sector's outlook from stable to negative, news came that the National Development and Reform Commission was planning to allow some local governments to issue bonds directly. Banned from issuing their own debt, ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Market Wrap: Hong Kong stocks hit seven-month high on Spain and US earnings

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 06:19pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu Hong Kong stocks rose to the highest level since March, tracking a rally across the region, as investors were cheered by Moody's decision to retain Spain's credit ... by the willingness of the European Central Bank (ECB) to undertake outright purchases of Spanish government bonds to contain their price volatility, Moody’s said in a report dated October 16. Moody's ...

  5. Business - China Business - MONEY MATTERS

    Graft crackdown has paralysed China's energy industry

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:32am by Shirley Yam

    ... crackdown comes at a short-term economic cost. Moody's Analytics estimates the cost at 2 per cent of the country's gross domestic product for the first year and a lower impact in the three ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Ratings are not credit- and a new agency won't change that

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

    ... Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings badly blotted their collective copy book by helping Wall Street banks repackage toxic subprime debts as investible securities with topnotch credit ... in the same year, the agencies managed to award more than 1,000 AAA ratings to complex structured financial products. More than half of the structured products rated by Moody's carried the top ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... as an Asian alternative to US ratings agencies Moody';s, Fitch and Standard & Poor's, holds a forum on reform of the international credit rating system at its headquarters in Hong Kong. ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 17, 2014

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Bay   Stability vital if ageing city to be competitive A recent Moody's report, "Population ageing will dampen economic growth over the next two decades", suggests that one ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liquidity crunch could devastate China's SMEs

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 03:31am by Andrew Collier, SARA HSU

    ... following orders from Beijing, SME loans jumped 34 per cent compared with a 20 per cent rise in total lending, according to Moody';s. And last July, the authorities approved additional measures ...

  10. Business - Money

    Market Opener: Lenovo in focus as NEC plans to sell entire stake

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 08:08am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Moody';s, has lowered its assessment of the European Union's long term credit outlook from stable to negative. Factors to watch:-- NVC Lighting (2222.HK) invited former chairman Wu back ...




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