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Rating On Republic of Ireland Affirmed At 'BBB+' On Ongoing Commitment To Stabilizing Public Finances; Outlook Stable Aug 11
Standard & Poors, August 2011
LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Aug. 5, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today affirmed its 'BBB+' long-term sovereign credit rating on the Republic of Ireland. At the same time, the 'A-2' short-term rating was also affirmed. The outlook on the ratings is stable. The transfer and convertibility (T&C) assessment is 'AAA', as it is for all members of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). The affirmation also applies to other ratings that depend on Ireland's sovereign credit rating, including the issuer credit ratings on the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) and the Ireland-based Housing Finance Agency PLC . The ratings on the Republic of Ireland reflect our view of the government's commitment and capacity to stabilize public finances following a...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Ireland (Republic of),Housing Finance Agency PLC,National Asset Management Agency (NAMA),European Financial Stability Facility
Action: Outlook: Stable
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Ireland (Republic of),Housing Finance Agency PLC,National Asset Management Agency (NAMA),European Financial Stability Facility