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Research Update: Fiji Islands Foreign Currency Rating Raised To ?B? From ?B-? On Revised Rating Methodology; Outlook Revised To Stable Aug 11
Standard & Poors, August 2011
Standard & Poor's has revised its methodology and assumptions for rating sovereign governments. Consequently, we are raising the foreign currency long-term sovereign credit rating on Fiji to 'B' from 'B-' and the short-term rating to 'B' from 'C'. Correspondingly, we are raising the T&C assessment on Fiji to 'B' from 'B-'. We are also affirming the local currency long-term sovereign rating on Fiji at 'B' and raising the local currency short-term rating to 'B' from 'C'. On Aug. 5, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its foreign currency long-term sovereign rating on Fiji to 'B' from 'B-'. The outlook on the foreign currency rating is revised to stable from positive. Correspondingly, we raised the Transfer & Convertibility assessment to...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Fiji Islands (Republic of)
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Fiji Islands (Republic of)