bond rating

(redirected from Bond ratings)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bond rating - an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default; "the bonds of highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA"
rating, valuation, evaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
References in periodicals archive ?
Frankfurt/London: Fitch Ratings says most covered bond ratings have a significant buffer before a downgrade of the bank's Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) could trigger a downgrade of the bonds.
The purpose of this paper is to test for a link between economic freedom and bond ratings at the state level.
WORCESTER -- The three bond rating agencies used by the city to review its fiscal health have affirmed their previous bond ratings for Worcester's municipal government.
Today's action follows the weakening of Slovenia government's creditworthiness, as captured by Moody's downgrade of Slovenia's government bond ratings on 30 April 2013.
Using a sample of 797 corporate bonds issued between 1971 and 1978 and rated by both S&P and Moody's, the authors find that, between 1971 and June 1974, when Moody's charged issuers for bond ratings and S&P charged investors, Moody's ratings were higher on average than S&P's ratings for the same bond.
Moody's says that the stable outlook assigned to HBOR's issuer and bond ratings reflects the corresponding stable outlook assigned to Croatia's local-currency sovereign bond rating.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-October 17, 2011--Fitch cuts Totta, maintains Banco Popular Portugal covered bond ratings on "negative" watch(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 17, 2011--Fitch cuts Totta, maintains Banco Popular Portugal covered bond ratings on "negative" watch(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Without a tax base, charter schools do not usually have very high bond ratings, says Sen.
Dandapani and Lawrence (2007) indicate that an investor uses bond ratings to measure the relative credit risk of bonds.