Rated Down

Rated Down

Describing an insurance policy in which one pays a lower premium because of lower risk. For example, women pay lower premiums on life insurance than men of the same age because women generally live longer than men; this fact reduces the risk of the policy.
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Although the fund focuses on bonds in the highest category, it is permitted to invest in bonds rated down to BBB/Baa.
Unlike other standards which rate at the top URL level, sites are rated down to the document level providing greater access to sites that normally would be blocked.