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#Rating Agency

# rating-agency - Friday 6 June, 2014

Standard and Poor's has restored Ireland's A rating
# We're Back
# We're Back

Standard and Poor's has restored Ireland's A rating

Jun 6th 2014, 9:40 PM 18,115 Views 101 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has welcomed today’s development.

# rating-agency - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Standard & Poor's defends mass European downgrade
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Standard & Poor's defends mass European downgrade

Jan 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,588 Views 15 Comments

The US-based credit rating agency has defended its decision after a sharp European backlash yesterday against its move to downgrade nine EU countries.

# rating-agency - Friday 25 November, 2011

More bad news for Belgium with credit rating downgrade
# Downgraded
# Downgraded

More bad news for Belgium with credit rating downgrade

Nov 25th 2011, 9:27 PM 3,028 Views 11 Comments

On top of its lack-of-a-government woes, Belgium’s credit rating has just been downgraded with a negative outlook…

# rating-agency - Friday 17 December, 2010

Moody's cuts Irish rating by FIVE notches
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Moody's cuts Irish rating by FIVE notches

Dec 17th 2010, 12:05 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

Ireland goes from Aa2 to Baa1 in one swoop – and now lies just a few notches above being officially ‘junk’.

# rating-agency - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks
# Downgraded
# Downgraded

S&P downgrades Ireland over growing debt to prop up banks

Nov 24th 2010, 8:41 AM 265 Views 0 Comments

The rating agency says the EU/IMF loan averted an even deeper downgrade.

# rating-agency - Thursday 30 September, 2010

Moody's downgrades Spain's credit rating
# Spain
# Spain

Moody's downgrades Spain's credit rating

Sep 30th 2010, 11:27 AM 154 Views 0 Comments

And the price of the country’s 10-year bonds fall. Yes, fall.