TITLE

Fitch Ratings Takes Guarded View of Health Care Sector

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/8/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31360, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the projections for the credit ratings of Fitch Ratings for the health care sector in Chicago, Illinois. Expectation of modest rating improvement with downgrades and upgrades; Total number on the rating upgrades and downgrades for the year 2001 of the company; Basis for the speculation of rating improvement for the sector.
ACCESSION #
6704829

 

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