Global Upgrade Potential Declines Slightly, Article Says

  • ID: 1783871
  • May 2011
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors
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NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) May 9, 2011--The number of entities poised for upgrades fell by five from our most recent report to 277 as of April 29. The count of potential upgrades has increased steadily since the low of 136 in March 2009 and is up from 219 in April 2010, said an article published today by Standard & Poor's Global Fixed Income Research, titled "Global Potential Upgrades: A Small Decline In The Number Of Entities On The Cusp Of Potential Upgrades." However, the total has hovered around 280 for the past four months, which could imply that upgrade potential has reached a temporary plateau. We define potential upgrades as issuers that have either positive outlooks or ratings on...

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