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Outlook Revised To Negative On Eight Kazakh Banks On Concerns Over Pressure On Asset Quality
Standard & Poors, December 2007
PARIS (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 11, 2007--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it had revised its outlook to negative from stable on eight Kazakh banks: Kazkommertsbank (JSC) (KKB), Bank TuranAlem, Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan, Alliance Bank JSC, Temirbank JSC, BTA Ipoteka Mortgage Co., JSC Nurbank, and JSC Eurasian Bank. At the same time, Standard & Poor's lowered its long-term counterparty credit rating on KKB to 'BB' from 'BB+' and its Kazakhstan national scale rating on Temirbank to 'kzBBB' from 'kzBBB+' and on Eurasian Bank to 'kzBB' from 'kzBBB-'. All other ratings were affirmed (see list below). The rating actions reflect Standard & Poor's concerns over the increasing pressure on asset quality and liquidity that Kazakh banks are...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Kazkommertsbank (JSC),Kazakhstan (Republic of),Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan,BTA Bank J.S.C.,JSC Nurbank,BTA Ipoteka Mortgage Co.,Alliance Bank JSC,JSC Eurasian Bank,Temirbank JSC
Action: Outlook: Negative
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Kazkommertsbank (JSC),Kazakhstan (Republic of),Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan,BTA Bank J.S.C.,JSC Nurbank,BTA Ipoteka Mortgage Co.,Alliance Bank JSC,JSC Eurasian Bank,Temirbank JSC