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Tag Archives: Standard & Poor

S&P rates new Greek bonds CCC ( Selective Default maintained) | Insight Europe

S&P maintained SD ratings on Greece instead of springing them back to the appropriate junk rating as they rated the new issue UK Law bonds worth $109.2 bln (53% FV) … Continue reading

March 15, 2012

Structured Finance revival key to European Fortunes again? | Levering insight

Seemingly not much of structured finance tranches adding investments and or redeeming this year have options outside the sector as European defaults of structured ABS remain all time lows providing … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

European Debt Crisis: S&P downgrades Italian Banks

Despite multiple actions on banks near or around the sovereign downgrades of last month, the sovereign downgrades to A+ for Itaaly and Junk for Portugal have not been factored into … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Europe disregards ratings, liquidity | Insight Europe

Now that bill auctions are an attention grabbing headline.. Europe woke to an afternoon of auctions with EFSF getting a lot of business from 6 month bills, even as ECB deposits … Continue reading

January 17, 2012

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

The Euro wait for downgrades | The Telegraph (Reuters)

Europe got thru another round of auctions, the three Year Italian Bonds running up a lower than 5% yield, making people demand a valid risk on trade as low yields … Continue reading

January 13, 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