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  1. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Growing debt burden in mainland provinces causes concern

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 04:04pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... financial risks", said Terry Gao, an associate director at Fitch yesterday. Local authorities at the moment hold far less cash than they need to repay loans, said Moody's analyst Katie ... ago, it added. According to Moody's senior credit officer Ivan Chung, whether local governments will go bust will depend on the central government's readiness to share some ...

  2. New default threats may signal surge in bad loans

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the country's overall economy. They are not alone. Yesterday analysts at credit rating agency Moody's warned that local governments in China are likely to renege on bank loans worth as much as four ... cent, from an official rate of just 1 per cent now. The Moody's analysis really shouldn't have come as news. For the last year regulators, analysts and investors have all been peering ...

  3. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Guangdong warned over infrastructure spending

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, Charlotte So

    ... future." Guangdong's massive infrastructure expenditure was manageable from a fiscal perspective, said Ivan Chung, a senior credit officer at Moody's Investors Service. Last year, ... Chung. As of the end of 2010, Guangdong's debt was 16 per cent of its GDP, below the national average of 25.9 per cent, according to Moody';s. ...

  4. Rating firms upbeat on Hong Kong's $20b bond

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Moody's Investors Service yesterday assigned an A1 rating to the 10-year US dollar bond and Aa3 to the HK dollar bonds. Standard & Poor's Rating Services yesterday gave an A-plus rating ...

  5. A taste of things to come

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... given to local governments that will turn bad could be four trillion to six trillion yuan (HK$4.88 trillion to HK$7.32 trillion). Moody's analyst Yi Zhang says up to 18 per cent ... of Moody';s. Chinese local government debt could be under-estimated by 3.5 trillion yuan, she says. So can investors largely ignore the warnings of analysts on the health of the Chinese banking sector? ...

  6. US must resolve bitter budget feud

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... walked out of a negotiating session, according to one- disputed- version of it. As a result, ratings agencies Moody's and Standard and Poor's have served notice of a possible debt ...

  7. Mainland rating agencies in no place to criticise foreign peers

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... because they were rated AAA by Moody's or Standard & Poor's clearly doesn't deserve his salary, let alone a fat bonus.) But back to Dagong: no, the smiles were a response not to the nature of the criticism, but to the identity of the critic. Moody';s, Standard & Poor's and Fitch have their faults, but their Chinese counterparts are a hardly a byword ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    IMF warns China of risks in investment binge

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Moody's Investors Service has said shadow banking may have reached 55 per cent of the nation's GDP at the end of last year. Local governments have shown no signs of reining in investment. ...

  9. Tight yield fails to dim lustre of CDB issue

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a better-defined policy role for the bank. Moody's Investors Service rated the bonds at A2. Analysts said the offer would be fair even at the bottom end of the indicated range but would leave little ...

  10. Fearful investors shift to emerging markets, gold

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the week, however, gold fell as the US dollar rose against the euro after Moody's threatened to cut Spain's credit rating, while risk currencies such as the aussie faltered on Friday. ...




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