RISK SUMMARY: HUNGARY
- S&P expands training. // Business Insurance;06/21/99, Vol. 33 Issue 25, p16H
Reports Standard & Poor Corp.'s expansion of its series of credit training programs to include courses focusing on credit risk analysis of the insurance industry.
- Upgraded ratings. // Information World Review;Dec2000, Issue 164, p2
Reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has relaunched its established Web-based credit risk analysis service, RatingsDirect. Improvements to the interface; Its benefits; What the company claims about the relaunch.
- EDC and S&P Develop New Municipal/Regional Risk Assessment Tool. // Export Wise;Winter2004, p5
Focuses on an agreement between the organization Export Development Canada and credit rating agency Standard & Poor's Corp. on the development of a municipal and regional risk assessment tool. Reason behind the project; Terms of the agreement; Expected advantages of the tool.
- S&P's new LEVELS model hits high LTVs hardest. A. P. // Asset Securitization Report;7/3/2006, Vol. 6 Issue 26, p11
The article reports on issues concerning the new LEVELS 5.7 model of Standard & Poor's Corp. in the U.S. LEVELS 5.7, which will be applied by the rating agency in July 2006, is used to determine the risk of default and the amount of credit enhancement issuers are compelled to post. Critics said...
- S&P, Citing Prefab, Darkens Outlook on N.Y. FHLB. Bergquist, Erick; Hochstein, Marc // American Banker;8/11/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 153, p20
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its outlook on the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York on Friday, citing the poor performance of a few hundred million dollars' worth of manufactured housing bonds in its investment portfolio. About $265 million of manufactured housing bonds--which the...
- Rating agency, dealer announced collaboration. C.M.O. // Private Placement Letter;5/26/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p4
Reports that a suite of risk analysis tools developed by Banc of America Securities has been harnessed by Standard and Poor's Risk Solutions, a move that is being perceived as a boost to synthetic collateralized debt obligation ratings.
- Global Packaging Still Faces Challenges. M. D. // High Yield Report;6/5/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p2
This article focuses on the challenges being faced by the global packaging sector. The inflationary cost pressure due to high and unstable prices of raw materials is one of the biggest problems the sector is facing. The factors that are going to decide the fate of the sector in 2006 include the...
- Kazakhstan: Still Shaken, But Not Irretrievably Stirred. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/12/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p16
The article provides an outlook for the economy of Kazakhstan in 2008. According to the forecast, the Kazakh economy is in for some inevitable turbulence in 2008 as a result of the tremors on global financial markets and tenacious inflationary pressures. Analysts say they do not expect a...
- S&P Upgrade Boosts Romania. // Emerging Europe Financial Alert;9/22/2003, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p5
Standard and Poor's Corp. (S&P) has raised Romania's long-term foreign currency ratings to BB, from BB-, and its long-term local currency ratings to BB+, from BB. The agency cites economic competitiveness, based on ongoing restructuring and modernisation, which has boosted exports and...