The year 2020 certainly was one of most unpleasant year for humanity. For us it was even more challenging to continue our work for transparent… Read More »Outlook 2021 – Wikirating updates 186 Country Ratings.
Starting from June 26th, 2020, Wikirating is including in the list of countries by credit rating also the sovereign credit ratings from Scope Ratings –… Read More »List of Countries by Credit Rating – Now a pure European Rating Agency is included
In its settlement with the Department of Justice, S&P has backed off its assertion that the federal lawsuit was filed in retaliation for its 2011… Read More »S&P Settles: Now How About that US Bond Rating?
Credit rating agencies have historically failed to anticipate the public debt crises in rich countries. This Wikirating blog article describes how Moody’s sovereign rating methodology… Read More »How Moody’s has drawn the lessons from the Eurozone debt crisis
This column explains how and why sovereign ratings and bond yields failed to anticipate the Eurozone debt crisis. It also argues that, paradoxically, sovereign ratings… Read More »Eurozone, Sovereign Ratings and Bond Yields
Regulation (EU) no. 462/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 requires credit rating agencies to publish a calendar of… Read More »Is the Eurozone Debt Crisis Over? The View from Moody’s
On November 28, 2001 Enron lost its investment grade credit rating. Four days later, the company filed for bankruptcy. Those awaiting a similar collapse after… Read More »Puerto Rico Rating Downgrades: Enron Redux?