TITLE

Fitch: Disclosure Among Most Important Rating Factors

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/26/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31521, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the recommendation of U.S.-based ratings agency Fitch Ratings Inc. that superior debt disclosure practices is one of the three most important financial management practices that government bond issuers can adopt to improve their municipal bond ratings. Role played by disclosures in ratings of bonds; Criteria for measuring the integrity of the disclosures.
ACCESSION #
8909541

 

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