credit standing

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credit standing

n
(Banking & Finance) reputation for discharging financial obligations
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The fall in corporate ratings is indeed a serious problem, as it adversely affects not just international credit standings but also capital financing and export contracts.
The ratings firm said that such a development can impact on firms' credit standings and adversely impact the broader economy.
"As a result, the credit standings of the region's banks should find support from relatively high loan growth and moderate credit costs--we do not expect credit costs to surge significantly in the next two years," she added
Standard & Poor's, in a new reading on Jamaica's credit standings, reaffirmed its 'B' rating on the country, but revised its outlook from stable to negative on expectations of worsening balance of payments, reports The Jamaica Gleaner (Oct.
Moody's Investors Service said Monday it expects to see the credit standings of Japanese companies improve this year, noting they turned in stronger performances in terms of profitability and cash flow in 2006 by revamping their operations.
Government entities would be allowed to report short-term debt investments at amortized cost provided that their fair value was not affected by changes in the interest rates, credit standings or other factors, according to the GASB.
These loans are often quite large, entail extensions of credit to several borrowers with different credit standings, and exhibit complicated structures that may include public and private sector involvement on several different levels.
TOKYO - Moody's Investors Service said Monday it expects to see the credit standings of Japanese companies improve this year, noting they turned in stronger performances in terms of profitability and cash flow in 2006 by revamping their operations.
While the credit standings of most of the 23 regional banks are improving, some institutions that are still saddled with significant sums of problem loans or operate in regions, whose economies have yet to recover, might take more time before regaining better ratings, the S&P report noted.
credit-rating agency also said its ratings on the industry newcomers will be largely dependent on their parent firms' credit standings.
''In this environment, businesses must initiate radical restructuring measures to maintain their credit standings, instead of hoping that future economic recovery will help them stay afloat,'' Chang said.
Addressing expectations that the BOJ will terminate its zero-interest-rate policy in the near future, S&P downplayed the negative consequences for banks' credit standings.