Moody's Investors Service

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Moody's Investors Service

A leading global credit rating, research and risk analysis firm.

Moody's Investors Service

A financial services company that primarily offers credit ratings for different kinds of bonds. That is, it serves as a credit ratings agency and a research firm. It is one of only ten firms the SEC recognizes as a credit rating agency; though, like other CRAs, its methods have been subject to criticism. For example, it gave the nation of Iceland a near top rating until its bankruptcy in 2008. It is based in New York and was established in 1909.

Moody's Investors Service

A leading firm engaged in credit rating, risk analysis, and research of fixed-income securities and their issuers. Moody's ratings help investors judge the credit risks of investing in fixed-income securities. The financial publications department of Moody's was spun off in 1998 to form a new company. See also Mergent, Inc.
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The rating agency, Moodys, has released its latest credit analysis of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), saying that the Banks Baa2 rating and stable outlook was supported by its strengthening equity base and evidence of shareholder support, despite the low median credit quality of its shareholder base.
So far, Moodys recent downgrade has had a limited impact on the market.
IRELAND will need a second bailout, credit agency Moodys warned yesterday.
The performance of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) showed deteriorating trends in most countries in the second half of 2011, according to a new report by Moodys.
As part of the review process, Moodys intend to continue to engage in discussions with the respective government officials and issuers in the region regarding their policies and positions.
8 million in taxable bonds, with all "AAA" rated (a Moodys Investors Service rating) bonds possessing a final maturity date of 2038 and a true interest cost of 5.
Moody's report can be found on the Regulatory Affairs page of Moodys.
Moodys states that the uncertainty will remain "at least until President Hipolito Mejia's term ends in August";
Moodys Investors Service (Moodys) has rated the Northern Territory Treasury Corporation since 1997 and reviews the rating on an annual basis.
Moodys Investors Service cut Croatias to a junk rating of "Ba1' from 'Baa3', blaming the move on a stalled recovery, lack of budget discipline and the economy's vulnerability to external shocks.
Abu Dhabi's recent affirmation of its major projects is credit-positive for the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), despite the spending review, according to ratings agency Moodys.
CREDIT ratings agency Moodys has upgraded the rating for the EBS building society from "positive" to "stable".