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n the evaluation of a person's responsibility toward meeting financial obligations.
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16 May 2014 : S&P affirms its 'B-/B' long-and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit rating assessment on Egypt.
We would welcome the step to issue a sovereign credit rating for the UAE, but ultimately it's the decision of the government and central bank to come forward," Moritz Kraemer, head of EMEA sovereign ratings at S&P, told Reuters.
30 January 2013 : Fitch Ratings cut Egypt's sovereign credit rating to B from B+.
S&P has also affirmed its short-term sovereign credit rating on Cyprus at 'B'.
The Ministry of Finance noted that Cyprus' sovereign credit rating is possible to lower by two credits, something that is linked with the S&P's review.
Dagong Global Credit Rating Company downgraded Britain's sovereign credit rating to A+ from AA- with a "negative" outlook for its solvency.
Summary: The appetite for a first Dubai bond since the debt shock is seen as strong, but a sovereign credit rating would do the emirate a power of good, according to experts.
These rating actions follow the downgrade of the long-term local currency sovereign credit rating on the Republic of India to triple-'B'-minus from triple-'B' on Aug.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its 'B-/B' long-and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit rating assessment on Egypt.
Analysts of the international rating agency Moody's Investors Service visited Kazakhstan from May 5-6 to monitor Kazakhstan's sovereign credit rating, the press service of the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan reported.
As per our methodology, we cap our ratings on JIB at the level of our long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on Jordan, the bank's country of domicile.
Standard & Poor's downgraded The Bahamas' sovereign credit rating from BBB+ to BBB late in 2011.