About: rating agencies

Brexit 10-06-2016

Ireland, Malta and Cyprus most concerned about Brexit

European countries relying on finance as a source of revenue are becoming increasingly concerned about Brexit, according to search data from Google. And with good reason: rating agency S&P has highlighted just how sensitive their economies are to the UK. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 11-01-2016

Greece set for major credit rating upgrade

In the event of a “positive” first review of Greece’s third bailout programme, its struggling economy will be upgraded by rating agencies, a capital market specialist has told EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 07-06-2013

Oil reporting agencies reel at proposed EU ‘benchmarking’

Tough new rules proposed by the European Union for financial benchmarks would seriously threaten oil price reporting agencies (PRAs), industry sources say, as they could impose huge liabilities on oil publishers and participants.
Euro & Finance 16-11-2011

Think-tank rings ‘alarm bell’ for France’s economic health

Alarm bells should be ringing for France because of its economic indicators, says a think-tank study released yesterday (15 November) in the presence of Council President Herman Van Rompuy. 
Euro & Finance 29-07-2011

Rating agency takes aim at Spain, euro falls

Rating agency Moody's put Spain on review for a possible downgrade today (29 July), adding to concerns that a Greek rescue package has done little to halt the spread of Europe's debt crisis.
Euro & Finance 01-10-2010

EU ministers seek answers on bank taxes, rating agencies

European Union finance ministers met today (1 October) in a fresh attempt to agree a common approach on taxing banks as well as to grill credit rating agencies about how they arrive at their ratings.