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Tag Archives: AAA

Moody’s downgrades Six Nations putting UK on negative watch | Insight Europe

Moody’s did not derate France because of the size of its Economy and increased productivity , probably vindicating the French tirade against rating agenceis after the S&P downgrade and the … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

The EFSF has been downgraded by S&P | Insight Europe

For some reason, S&P did not need any working days to discover if the remaining AAA countries would take affirmative action after German PM Angela Merlkkel mentioned the downgrade may … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Decoupling now? | Insight Europe

Even as 9 downgrades drown out peace and quiet in the US on Martin Luther king Holiday ( His birthday was yesterday) ECB deposits are about to hit the EUR … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

S&P Ratings playoffs – France downgraded, Luxembourg and Netherlands retain AAA | Insight Europe

S&P ratings came through late on Friday, a full day laden of expectations belying the small rally for the Euro from the 16 month low on Wednesday and Thursday as … Continue reading

January 14, 2012

Here comes la rabaisser, el rebajar, the downgrade | Insight Europe

The Euro zone news that yet moves everyone is here with France losing its AAA status and the formal announcement expected by the Financial markets with alacrity. France will join … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 2 Comments