Moody’s Investors Service cut the debt ratings for four big US bank holding companies, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, citing its increasing confidence that the US government will not bail out the companies if they fail.Friday, 15 November, 2013, 12:44pm
Wing Hang Bank, Hong Kong’s second-largest family-owned lender, which is in takeover talks, would likely have its credit rating downgraded if the acquirer was based on the mainland, Moody’s Investors Service said.31 Oct 2013 - 2:55am
Moody’s Investors Service has raised the US sovereign outlook to stable from negative and affirmed the country’s triple-A rating, citing steady growth despite reduced government spending.
The rating agency’s move eased the threat of a cut to the world’s biggest economy.19 Jul 2013 - 11:37am
Already under fire for their role in the subprime crisis, Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's (S&P) are now in the sights of Dagong Global Credit Rating, which has formed a joint-venture agency with Russian and US partners.26 Jun 2013 - 4:08am
Moody's Investors Service lowered China's outlook to stable from positive after Fitch Ratings downgraded one of its sovereign ratings of the country last week.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Ford Motor's board discussed a succession plan for chief executive Alan Mulally at its monthly meeting, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
The board is preparing to promote Mark Fields to chief operating officer from president of the Americas as part of a plan to have him eventually succeed Mulally, said the person.13 Oct 2012 - 5:19am
The mainland property and export-oriented sectors pose the biggest threat to the country's banks in the second half of this year, according to Moody's Investors Service.
China's non-performing loan ratio could rise 1 to 2 percentage points this year, said Christine Kuo, vice-president of Moody's financial institutions group.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Moody's Investors Service yesterday downgraded the rating of Hong Kong-listed mainland farming firm Chaoda Modern Agriculture (Holdings) to Ba3 from Ba2.
The downgrade follows delays in the release of the firm's annual results announcement, which was due last Friday.8 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded its outlook for the mainland's property sector from 'stable' to 'negative', citing the government's tightening measures to curb inflation.15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Moody's Investors Service yesterday upgraded the long-term deposit and debt ratings on seven mainland banks from A2 to A1.27 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Financial rating agency Moody's Investors Service yesterday raised the ceiling for foreign currency debt ratings on financial institutions in several Asian economies, including Hong Kong, in the belief their governments would give the private sector access to foreign currency in the event of a debt crisis.26 May 2006 - 12:00am