Fitch: Disclosure Among Most Important Rating Factors

Hume, Lynn
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/26/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31521, p40
Trade Publication
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.


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