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  1. Market Calls

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Moody's issued a report last Monday flagging corporate governance concerns of 61 mainland firms. Longfor Properties (960) received seven flags, or seven areas of concern. The report contributed to a pulled share placement by Longfor of about US$500 million that was attempted on the same day of the Moody's report. ...

  2. Moody's lowers Chaoda rating

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Moody's Investors Service yesterday downgraded the rating of Hong Kong-listed mainland farming firm Chaoda Modern Agriculture (Holdings) to Ba3 from Ba2. ... has declined to comment on the report and suspended trading in its shares just before its publication. Moody's also placed Chaoda's ratings on review for further possible downgrades ...

  3. Moody's links up with China ratings company

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu International ratings agency Moody's Investors Service is taking a 49 per cent stake in China Chengxin International Credit Rating to tap the mainland's rising demand for ratings services. Moody's decision came after years of futile lobbying for direct market access and less than two years after international rival Fitch Ratings pulled out of Chengxin, ...

  4. HKMC faces possible downgrade by Moody's

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hong Kong Mortgage Corp, the largest bond issuer in the city, is facing a possible downgrade of its rating under a review by Moody's Investors Service. Moody's ... long-term local-currency issuer rating. It expects to complete the review over the next few weeks. Moody's explained the review was due to the consideration that HKMC, 100 per cent owned ...

  5. Scrutiny of rating agency may raise its own red flags

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... vocal. Just hours after Moody's red-flag report knocked down share of dozens of mainland companies, the commission said it was looking into the case. This test case, however, may be more ... and criticism of- Moody';s. The first question is motive. Why did Moody's use a red-flag approach when it has not done so elsewhere? Why focus only on China and not other emerging markets? Why ...

  6. Ratings firm wants a bright senior analyst

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... is needed at Moody's to monitor the credit profile for a portfolio of Asian companies and to assign new ratings to prospective first-time bond issuers. Entering at the rank of vice-president, ... a vice-president and senior analyst, adding that Moody's employed about 70 people in Hong Kong and 20 in Singapore. The successful candidate will have access to senior managers of large corporations ...

  7. Recovery may put strain on developers' credit ratings

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Peggy Sito

    ... A rebounding property market could prompt developers to step up spending plans, hurting their ability to repay debt and adversely affecting their credit ratings, Moody's Investor ... and the real-estate market, said Clara Lau, vice-president of Moody's in Hong Kong. But the period of belt-tightening could be coming to an end as developers consider new investments to take part ...

  8. Gaming giant says it doesn't need rating

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee Galaxy Entertainment yesterday vowed to stop using rating agencies after Moody's withdrew rankings issued to the Macau-based gaming operator, the latest sign agencies are struggling to grab business from the growing yuan debt market. Moody's said the withdrawal of its rating of Galaxy was related to 'its own business reasons', a statement that attracted ...

  9. Transparency the key for any ratings agency

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the mainland company's reports to be taken seriously around the world. The ratings game was discredited by the part played by the big agencies Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's ... That's not how the other agencies see it. While Dagong rates China's government debt AA-plus, Moody's determines it to be A1, which is four notches below Moody's Aaa US rating. ...

  10. Fit finances help HK net highest yet credit rating

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and Moody's Investors Service said they would maintain their current long-term ratings for Hong Kong. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the move reflected international recognition ... growth slowdown. Moody's has an AA2 rating with a stable outlook for Hong Kong. City's standing Sovereign ratings history Dec 1992 A+/Neg watch Sept 1993 A+/Negative Feb 1995 ...




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