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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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Moody's Investors Service added the earning of public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs) would be "negatively affected" as they also absorbed Rs 1 per litre cut in their pricing.
New Delhi [India], November 17 ( ANI ): Revenue Secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhia on Friday welcomed the upgrade of India's sovereign rating by Global rating company, Moody's Investors Service, and said the path of fiscal reforms chosen was "well recognised."
BEIRUT: Lebanon's B2 negative public finances will benefit from lower oil prices and higher revenues but remain vulnerable to domestic and external shocks amid political instability and insufficient policy action to curb the fiscal deficit, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service.
Mumbai: India's rupee completed its biggest weekly gain since June as Moody's Investors Service maintained its stable outlook on the nation's credit rating and Goldman Sachs raised local shares to overweight.
Summary: Moody's Investors Service, an international rating agency, has a 'negative outlook' of the region's property sector forC*
Finnish commercial bank OKO Bank Plc, part of the financial group OP Bank Group, said on Wednesday (11 April) that international credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the bank's Long-Term Issuer Rating to Aa1 from the previous Aaa.
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Prices of 10-year Japanese government bond futures dropped for the first time in five trading days Wednesday as market sentiment was dampened by an announcement by Moody's Investors Service Inc.
MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE, NEW YORK, has announced it has assigned provisional ratings ranging from Aaa to A2 to Merrill Lynch Mortgage Loans, Inc., Commercial Mortgage Pass-through Certificates, Series 2000-Canada 4.
Leslie Bates has been promoted to vice president/senior analyst of the real estate investment trust team of Moody's Investors Service in New York.
New Delhi: The plan to merge Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank will be credit positive as it would improve their efficiency and governance, Moody's Investors Service said.