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Ratings of banks, countries downgraded in 2012

 Moody's cuts 26 Italian bank ratings

NEW YORK, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Moody's Investors Service cut the long-time credit ratings of 26 Italian banks one to four notches on Monday, underlining the banking woes in both the country and the euro zone. Full story

Moody's downgrades 3 Indian private banks

NEW DELHI, May 14 (Xinhua) -- International credit ratings agency Moody's on Monday downgraded India's three top private sector lenders -- ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank -- on growing concerns over the country's sovereign debt ratings, said Indo-Asian News Service.Full story

Moody's downgrades six EU countries, puts three on negative outlooks

LONDON/BRUSSELS, Feb 14 (Xinhua) -- Ratings agency Moody's on Monday cut credit ratings of six European countries including Italy, Spain and Portugal, and put France, Britain and Austria on negative outlooks citing growing financial macroeconomic risks. Full story  

Moody's downgrades Italy, Spain

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Moody's Investors Service on Monday cut the long-term credit ratings of Italy, Spain and some other eurozone nations, citing their susceptibility to the growing financial and macroeconomic risks caused by the eurozone crisis. Full story







 S&P downgrades Spain credit rating to near junk

S&P cuts Greek sovereign rating to "selective default"

S&P downgrades Egypt's credit ratings

S&P downgrades Italian local gov't credit rating

Standard & Poor warns Zambia on economic policy




 Fitch cuts ratings for 18 Spanish banks

Fitch downgrades Greece to "restricted default"

Fitch downgrades Greece to "C" from "CCC

 Fitch downgrades JPMorgan Chase after huge loss

Fitch revises British debt o  utlook from "stable" to "negative"

 Fitch downgrades 5 euro zone nations

Fitch downgrades Russia outlook from positive to stable

Major credit rating downgradings of Eurozone countries in 2012


Rating agency




Oct. 10 S&P Spain BBB+ BBB-
Feb. 27 S&P Greece CC/C SD
Feb. 22 Fitch Greece CCC C
Feb. 13 Moody's Italy A2 A3
    Spain A1 A3 
    Portugal Ba2  Ba3 
Jan. 28 Fitch Italy A+ A- 
    Spain AA- 
Jan. 13  S&P Italy BBB+ 

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