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Olympics to give battered Brazil economy only limited boost: report

Rio De Janeiro - The Rio Olympics in August will give Brazil's battered economy only a limited shot in the arm, Moody's ratings agency said Monday, as bad news mounted for the city's Olympic transportation network.

Brazil economy to feel scant benefit from Cup: Moody's

Braz - Although some sectors in Brazil will gain a boost from the World Cup, the tournament will not have a major economic effect, Moody's rating agency forecast Monday.

Moody's puts Russia on review for downgrade

Washington - Moody's put Russia's credit rating on review for a possible downgrade Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis could exacerbate its already troubled economy.

Moody's puts Russia on review for downgrade

Washington - Moody's put Russia's credit rating on review for a possible downgrade Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis could exacerbate its already troubled economy.

Moody's raises Cyprus outlook, confirms rating

Paris - The Moody's ratings agency has raised its outlook for Cyprus to positive, while confirming the island's Caa3 credit rating.The agency said on Friday it was raising the outlook to positive from negative because of a stronger than expected fiscal and eco...

Moody's raises outlook for European Union to stable

Washington - Moody's raised its rating outlook for the European Union to stable from negative Friday, citing the improvement of its members' finances and falling risks from the eurozone debt crisis.Moody's affirmed the EU's top-flight Aaa rating and said the main r...

Moody's boosts outlook for Netherlands, Belgium

Washington - Moody's raised its credit outlook for the Netherlands and Belgium on Friday, elevating both to stable from negative as the eurozone economy improves.The Netherlands kept its top-level Aaa rating, while Belgium was three levels down at Aa3.Moody's said ...

Moody's raises Germany outlook to stable from negative

Washington - Moody's raised its outlook for the German bond rating to "stable" from "negative" Friday, citing the lowered risk that Berlin would be called on to prop up weak eurozone economies.Progress toward closing the country's fiscal deficit also contributed to...

Moody's upgrades Spain's credit rating one notch

Washington - Moody's raised Spain's sovereign credit rating by one notch Friday, citing progress in reforms to put the economy on a more sustainable track.Moody's Investors Service upgraded the rating to Baa2 from Baa3, and gave the country a "positive outlook", su...

Moody's maintains Italy rating but brightens outlook

Washington - Moody's kept Italy's debt rating unchanged at a low Baa2 investment grade Friday but improved its outlook from negative to stable as the country moved to choose a new premier.The ratings agency cited the "resilience" of government finances despite Ital...

Moody's downgrades Puerto Rico debt to junk level

Washington - Moody's sliced Puerto Rico's debt rating two notches to junk level Friday, saying economic growth was too weak to overcome the US territory's mounting debt problems.

Moody's downgrades Ukraine over escalating crisis

Washington - Rating firm Moody's on Friday downgraded Ukraine's sovereign debt rating a notch, citing the country's escalating political crisis and concerns about whether it will continue to have Russian financial support.

Moody's raises Ireland rating to investment grade Baa3

Dublin - Moody's raised Ireland's sovereign debt rating on Friday, pulling it out of junk territory to an investment-grade Baa3 in recognition of the eurozone country's exit from a huge EU-IMF rescue programme.

Moody's raises Ireland rating to investment grade Baa3

Dublin - Moody's raised Ireland's sovereign debt rating on Friday, pulling it out of junk territory to an investment-grade Baa3 in recognition of the eurozone country's exit from a huge EU-IMF rescue programme.

Canada retains top credit rating

Ottawa - Moody's Investors Service has renewed the triple-A rating for Canada. A review by the company found that Canada's economic performance and financial situation was sufficiently strong to retain the high rating.

Moody’s downgrades Connecticut’s credit rating from Aa3 to Aa2

Hartford - Moody’s Investor Services announced on its website that it has downgraded the state of Connecticut’s credit rating from Aa3 to Aa2. The downgrade was attributed to the state’s high fixed costs for pensions and service debt.

Moody's downgrades Ireland's debt rating by one notch to Aa2

Dublin - Top credit rating agency, Moody's, downgraded Ireland's government bond rating by one notch to Aa2 amid high amounts of debt, weak economic recovery and the high costs of bailing out the financial sector.

Moody's downgrades Greece's government debt to junk status

New York - Moody's Investor Services has downgraded Greece's government bond rating to junk status. Moody's also downgraded Greece's short-term issuer rating from Prime-1 to not-prime.

Moody's Investor Services gives city of Toronto AA1 credit rating

Toronto - After achieving low levels of debt and high levels of cash and investments, Moody's Investor Services has rated Toronto's credit AA1, which forced the Mayor to interrupt a council meeting to announce this news.

Moody's warns high debts of U.S., UK may lead to AAA rating loss

A new report released by Moody's shows that the high national debt in the United States and the United Kingdom could lead the two states to lose their AAA credit rating.

Moody's warns the U.S. could lose its triple-A credit rating

Moody's issued a warning this week that the United States could lose its triple-A credit rating status if their economic growth doesn't increase or if the budget deficit continues to hit record-highs.
 

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