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Moody's warns of credit rating risks over Brexit terms

Ratings agency Moody's has said Britain's credit rating risks being downgraded depending on the trade deal it negotiates with the European Union.

Ratings agency Moody's has said Britain's credit rating risks being downgraded depending on the trade deal it negotiates with the European Union.

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Ireland back in the ratings A team after Moody's upgrade

Moody's has upgraded Ireland's credit rating due to better than expected growth. They put it up by one notch to A3 with a positive outlook.

Moody's has upgraded Ireland's credit rating due to better than expected growth. They put it up by one notch to A3 with a positive outlook.

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Moody's cuts 2016 oil price forecasts

Moody’s has sharply lowered its forecasts for oil prices next year against the threat of a sustained global surplus. The ratings agency has brought

Moody’s has sharply lowered its forecasts for oil prices next year against the threat of a sustained global surplus. The ratings agency has brought

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Fears for Russian bonds

Russia’s credit rating looks set to tumble into junk for the first time in more than a decade. It’s a move that would exclude its bonds from a couple

Russia’s credit rating looks set to tumble into junk for the first time in more than a decade. It’s a move that would exclude its bonds from a couple

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Moody's downgrades Japan over debt concerns

Japan’s sovereign debt rating has been downgraded by one notch to A1 by Moody’s. The investors service cites rising uncertainty over the country’s

Japan’s sovereign debt rating has been downgraded by one notch to A1 by Moody’s. The investors service cites rising uncertainty over the country’s

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Warning over impact of 'super-aged' societies on economic growth

‘Super-aged’ societies are coming and they are going to drag down economic growth. According to research done by analysts at credit ratings agency

‘Super-aged’ societies are coming and they are going to drag down economic growth. According to research done by analysts at credit ratings agency

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Ireland is 'junk' no more

Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Irish government debt from junk status to investment grade. The upgrade is the latest in a series of positive

Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Irish government debt from junk status to investment grade. The upgrade is the latest in a series of positive

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Moody's gives a thumbs up to debt-laden Spain

Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its outlook for Spain’s economy from “negative” to “stable”. It follows a similar move last week by Standard and

Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its outlook for Spain’s economy from “negative” to “stable”. It follows a similar move last week by Standard and

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Moody's upgrades Greece credit rating

Greece has got good marks from Moody’s. The ratings agency has upgraded Athens by two notches to Caa3 status. It cited improved results in the

Greece has got good marks from Moody’s. The ratings agency has upgraded Athens by two notches to Caa3 status. It cited improved results in the

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Turkey gains investment grading from Moody's

Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency. Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of

Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency. Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of

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UK stripped of AAA credit rating

The UK has lost its triple AAA credit-rating for the first time ever after ratings agency Moody’s decided on a downgrade. Demoting Britain by one

The UK has lost its triple AAA credit-rating for the first time ever after ratings agency Moody’s decided on a downgrade. Demoting Britain by one

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Cyprus credit rating downgraded

Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3

Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3

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France dismisses Moody's credit rating cut

The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has

The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has

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France is stripped of its prized triple AAA rating

The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain

The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain

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Fiat boss warns of rough road ahead

The head of the car giant Fiat has warned that the European motor industry is facing an outlook that is far from rosy. Sergio Marchionne said car

The head of the car giant Fiat has warned that the European motor industry is facing an outlook that is far from rosy. Sergio Marchionne said car

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Standard and Poor's downgrade Spain's rating

Spain’s credit rating has been downgraded to BBB-minus – in other words, just above junk status. Standard and Poor’s say the country’s deepening

Spain’s credit rating has been downgraded to BBB-minus – in other words, just above junk status. Standard and Poor’s say the country’s deepening

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The holidays are over and Moody's looks negatively to Europe

Credit rating agency Moody’s has lowered the European Union’s long-term issuer rating outlook from stable to negative, reflecting the weakening

Credit rating agency Moody’s has lowered the European Union’s long-term issuer rating outlook from stable to negative, reflecting the weakening

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Moody's concerned over Germany

A gloomy week for Germany: For the first time it faced a negative judgement by a rating agency. Does this mean the crisis has finally reached Berlin

A gloomy week for Germany: For the first time it faced a negative judgement by a rating agency. Does this mean the crisis has finally reached Berlin

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Moody's negative on Germany

Europe’s debt crisis is starting to cast wider shadows as the rating agency Moody’s changed its outlook for Germany from stable to negative – a first

Europe’s debt crisis is starting to cast wider shadows as the rating agency Moody’s changed its outlook for Germany from stable to negative – a first

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Italy's economy dealt another tough blow

Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s. It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after

Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s. It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after

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Moody's downgrades Italian banks

Moody’s has cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks. They include Intesa SanPaolo and Unicredit, who were downgraded from A3 to Baa2 –

Moody’s has cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks. They include Intesa SanPaolo and Unicredit, who were downgraded from A3 to Baa2 –

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Italy easily sells bonds despite ratings downgrade

The Italian government has shown that it is still able to borrow money at affordable rates of interest, despite getting a further thumbs down from

The Italian government has shown that it is still able to borrow money at affordable rates of interest, despite getting a further thumbs down from

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Moodys downgrades Italy bonds

Moody’s cut the ratings of Italian government bonds on Thursday and said the country faced growing funding problems. The downgrade from A3 to Baa2

Moody’s cut the ratings of Italian government bonds on Thursday and said the country faced growing funding problems. The downgrade from A3 to Baa2

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London businesses fear Olympics losses

After years of preparation, London is in the starting blocks for the Olympic Games which begin in three weeks’ time. The British capital’s already

After years of preparation, London is in the starting blocks for the Olympic Games which begin in three weeks’ time. The British capital’s already

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Moody's downgrades Spain's banks

The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches. The downgrade follows a cut of

The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches. The downgrade follows a cut of

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Moody's downgrades Dutch and Belgian banks

Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded five Dutch banking groups including ING, Rabobank, and ABN AMRO, and Belgium’s biggest bank and insurer

Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded five Dutch banking groups including ING, Rabobank, and ABN AMRO, and Belgium’s biggest bank and insurer

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Spanish government appeals for calm over banking crisis

As Spain battles to get its banks back into the black, the country’s government is appealing for calm. Madrid has had its sovereign debt rating cut

As Spain battles to get its banks back into the black, the country’s government is appealing for calm. Madrid has had its sovereign debt rating cut

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Spain's yields break seven percent barrier

Spain’s borrowing costs have shattered euro-era records. The yield on 10-year bonds hit 7 percent on Thursday morning. The move comes after ratings

Spain’s borrowing costs have shattered euro-era records. The yield on 10-year bonds hit 7 percent on Thursday morning. The move comes after ratings

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Spain's sovereign debt rating cut by Moody's

Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut by three notches, to just above ‘junk’ levels. The move, by rating agency Moody’s, comes four days after

Spain’s sovereign debt rating has been cut by three notches, to just above ‘junk’ levels. The move, by rating agency Moody’s, comes four days after

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Moody's cuts German, Austrian banks on euro risks

Moody’s has cut the ratings of six German banking groups and Austria’s three largest banks. While noting the relative strength of the German and

Moody’s has cut the ratings of six German banking groups and Austria’s three largest banks. While noting the relative strength of the German and