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Moody's

In Brief

Clp's ratings affirmed

Tuesday, 22 August, 2006, 12:00am

Moody's downgrades Citic to junk investment

Moody's Investors Service has re-assigned mainland conglomerate Citic Pacific a Ba1 corporate rating and withdrawn a Baa3 issuer rating, effectively downgrading it to a junk investment.

17 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Moody's links up with China ratings company

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.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Rail operators get Moody's credit boost

MTR Corp and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corp will for the first time have higher credit ratings than the Hong Kong government after an upgrade by Moody's Investors Service yesterday.

15 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Big Four banks 'ill-equipped to cope'

Moody's says BOC and CCB lack adequate business models to defend against liberalisation of the sector

Bank of China (BOC) and China Construction Bank (CCB) have yet to develop business models strong enough to cope with rising competition and declining state support, despite recent reforms, according to ratings agency Moody's.

8 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Democracy battle scares rating firms

The struggle over democracy is sharpening concerns about the government's ability to reduce the budget deficit, credit rating agencies said yesterday.

6 May 2004 - 12:00am

Moody's may upgrade China Mobile

Moody's Investors Service has placed China Mobile under review for a possible upgrade due to its stronger financial profile.

The credit ratings agency yesterday said China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier with 160 million users, had demonstrated its ability to manage growth - both organic and through acquisitions - leading to a more sustainable business.

3 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Moody's may upgrade China Mobile

Moody's Investors Service has placed China Mobile under review for a possible upgrade due to its stronger financial profile.

The credit ratings agency yesterday said China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier with 160 million users, had demonstrated its ability to manage growth - both organic and through acquisitions - leading to a more sustainable business.

3 Mar 2004 - 12:00am