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#Standard and Poor's

# standard-and-poors - Friday 6 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jun 6th 2014, 10:54 PM 12,725 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about ground tests at the Tuam grave site, mayors and our improved credit rating.

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 18,118 Views 101 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has welcomed today’s development.

# standard-and-poors - Thursday 17 October, 2013

How much did the government shutdown cost the US economy?
# America
# America

How much did the government shutdown cost the US economy?

Oct 17th 2013, 4:44 PM 7,739 Views 28 Comments

Hint: It’s nearly ten times Ireland’s budget adjustment.

# standard-and-poors - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

European Parliament introduces tougher credit rating rules
# Credit Ratings
# Credit Ratings

European Parliament introduces tougher credit rating rules

Jan 16th 2013, 5:06 PM 4,983 Views 20 Comments

Parliament voted in favour of the legislation today in a bid to improve the stability of financial markets.

# standard-and-poors - Friday 6 April, 2012

After the global financial crisis, why are rating agencies still trusted?
# Explainer
# Explainer

After the global financial crisis, why are rating agencies still trusted?

Apr 6th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,602 Views 14 Comments

Credit rating agencies were widely criticised in the aftermath of the financial crisis in 2008 but they continue to hold huge sway when it comes to sovereign ratings. Now the EU is looking to curb that influence. TheJournal.ie investigates…

# standard-and-poors - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Moody's downgrades six European countries - and warns of more to come
# Credit Rating
# Credit Rating

Moody's downgrades six European countries - and warns of more to come

Feb 14th 2012, 7:39 AM 2,345 Views 15 Comments

France and the UK were both warned that they could lose their coveted AAA credit rating.

# standard-and-poors - Monday 13 February, 2012

Two ratings agencies downgrade Spanish banks
# Downgraded
# Downgraded

Two ratings agencies downgrade Spanish banks

Feb 13th 2012, 8:27 PM 2,233 Views 8 Comments

Fitch cut the ratings on four of Spain’s financial institutions – while S&P downgraded 15.

# standard-and-poors - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Irish semi-states moved from Standard and Poor's 'watch' list
# Ratings
# Ratings

Irish semi-states moved from Standard and Poor's 'watch' list

Jan 18th 2012, 9:58 AM 3,549 Views 19 Comments

Bord Gais, the DAA and the ESB are currently rated ‘negative’ by S&P.

# standard-and-poors - Monday 16 January, 2012

Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades
# Markets
# Markets

Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades

Jan 16th 2012, 8:01 AM 1,081 Views 4 Comments

The ratings agency said it doesn’t believe European leaders are doing enough to tackle the ongoing crisis.

# standard-and-poors - Friday 2 December, 2011

S&P downgrades Australia's four largest banks
# Australia
# Australia

S&P downgrades Australia's four largest banks

Dec 2nd 2011, 9:34 AM 1,685 Views 9 Comments

Australia’s four largest banks – ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac – have all been downgraded by S&P.

# standard-and-poors - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

S&P downgrades major US banks
# Banks
# Banks

S&P downgrades major US banks

Nov 30th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,518 Views 10 Comments

The agency’s latest credit ratings downgrades include Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.

# standard-and-poors - 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 3,030 Views 11 Comments

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

# standard-and-poors - Friday 14 October, 2011

Spain's credit rating downgraded by Standard and Poor's
# Spain
# Spain

Spain's credit rating downgraded by Standard and Poor's

Oct 14th 2011, 7:43 AM 219 Views 3 Comments

It cut its long-term rating to “AA-” from “AA.” The outlook on the rating is “negative.”

# standard-and-poors - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Italy's credit rating slashed by Standard and Poor's
# Italy
# Italy

Italy's credit rating slashed by Standard and Poor's

Sep 20th 2011, 7:32 AM 433 Views 6 Comments

The agency said a “weakening” economy and fragile government were putting the country at risk.

# standard-and-poors - Monday 8 August, 2011

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history
# In The Red
# In The Red

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history

Aug 8th 2011, 9:28 PM 1,044 Views 1 Comment

The Dow Jones ends its day deep in the red, as the S&P loses 6.6 per cent and the NASDAQ sheds nearly 7 per cent of its value.

Obama says US will "always be a AAA country" no matter what agencies say
# Economy
# Economy

Obama says US will "always be a AAA country" no matter what agencies say

Aug 8th 2011, 7:26 PM 481 Views 16 Comments

The US president has made his first public comments since S&P downgraded the United State’s credit rating on Friday.

S&P's "stunning lack of knowledge" shown in US downgrade
# US Debt
# US Debt

S&P's "stunning lack of knowledge" shown in US downgrade

Aug 8th 2011, 8:58 AM 733 Views 12 Comments

News of the weekend’s rating downgrade hasn’t gone down well with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner…

# standard-and-poors - Friday 5 August, 2011

S&P upbeat about Ireland's return to bond markets
# Outlook
# Outlook

S&P upbeat about Ireland's return to bond markets

Aug 5th 2011, 12:05 PM 527 Views 3 Comments

The ratings agency says its maintaining its debt ratings for Ireland and describes the country’s economic outlook as ‘stable’.

# standard-and-poors - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Rock bottom? Greece gets the lowest credit rating in the world...again
# New Low
# New Low

Rock bottom? Greece gets the lowest credit rating in the world...again

Jul 14th 2011, 9:46 AM 295 Views 3 Comments

Fitch has given Greece a CCC rating, following on from other credit rating agencies last month.

# standard-and-poors - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 14th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,113 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it
# Crude Oil
# Crude Oil

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it

Jun 14th 2011, 4:05 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Oil prices slipped in the wake of concern about a weakening global economy. Analysts expect crude prices to fall over the next few months.

# standard-and-poors - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Poll: Have house prices REALLY hit rock bottom?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have house prices REALLY hit rock bottom?

May 5th 2011, 8:45 AM 5,496 Views 0 Comments

A report by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has good news and bad news about Irish property prices. But what do you think?

# standard-and-poors - Monday 18 April, 2011

US debt downgraded to 'negative'
Live Apr 18th 2011, 3:07 PM

US debt downgraded to 'negative'

# standard-and-poors - Friday 1 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: April Fool's Day
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: April Fool's Day

Apr 1st 2011, 8:03 PM 3,866 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s daily guide to what’s been going on for the last 24 hours: credit ratings, Cork visits and Kerry presidents?

Standard and Poor's downgrades Ireland's credit rating
# Credit Rating
# Credit Rating

Standard and Poor's downgrades Ireland's credit rating

Apr 1st 2011, 1:26 PM 2,625 Views 0 Comments

The silver lining? We’ve been taken off S&P’s CreditWatch list.

# standard-and-poors - Wednesday 24 November, 2010