TITLE

Moody's Moving to Global Muni Scale

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/17/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33283, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the plan of Moody's Investors Service Inc. to move its municipal bond ratings to a global scale. It notes that the agency will save money for municipalities. Its managing director Gail Sussman points out that it has been discussing rating compatibility since 2001. Meanwhile, it points out that its municipal ratings are in line with the short-term ratings in other global sectors.
ACCESSION #
48897605

 

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