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# Ratings Agency

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Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
Ratings agency S&P is a Ryanair fan, praising ‘industry-leading operating efficiency’
Moody's give new ESM an AAA rating - but outlook is negative
Moody's issues negative outlook warning for Germany
Bad day for Spain: Record unemployment AND a credit downgrade
Fitch ratings agency upgrades Greece
Moody's backs 'credit positive' sale of state assets
Fitch: 'Highly likely' that Greece will default soon
Moody's downgrades six European countries - and warns of more to come
Two ratings agencies downgrade Spanish banks
Irish semi-states moved from Standard and Poor's 'watch' list
S&P runs riot in the eurozone: France loses AAA rating as Portugal turns to junk
Fitch ratings agency downgrades Hungary to junk status
Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries
Ireland's economic growth forecast to hit just 1 per cent next year
S&P puts whole of European Union on notice of possible downgrade
S&P downgrades major US banks
'The situation in the euro area is rapidly deteriorating,' says OECD
Concern for France's AAA rating as 10-year bond yields rise
Moody's warns on France's credit rating
Italy's credit rating slashed by Standard and Poor's
How did ratings agencies become so powerful? Trains and recessions, that’s how
Obama and Boehner spar over mounting US debt crisis
European Commission slams "incomprehensible" Moody's downgrade
Irish bond prices rocket - again - on 'junk' downgrade
EU Commission criticises ratings agencies
Greece's credit rating now the lowest in the world
House prices hit rock bottom - but they won't rise again anytime soon
US government bonds put on 'negative' watchlist by S&P
Portuguese bond yields soar after overnight debt downgrade
Moody's downgrades Greece again but says Irish ratings cut is not imminent
Moody's warns of downgrade to Spanish debt
Anglo Irish Bank credit rating downgraded to junk
Fitch downgrades Ireland, sets outlook to negative
At least the FT is entertained by our downgrade
Agency cuts Portugal's credit rating