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BICRA On The U.K. Maintained At Group '3' Nov 11
Standard & Poors, November 2011
OVERVIEW We are reviewing our Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) on the U.K. in light of our updated methodology. We are maintaining our BICRA on the U.K. at group '3'. We are also revising our economic risk score to '4' from '3', and assigning an industry risk score of '3'. BICRA ACTION On Nov. 9, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that it is maintaining its Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) on the U.K. (AAA/Stable/A-1+ unsolicited ratings) at group '3'. It is also revising the economic risk score to '4' from '3' and assigning an industry risk score of '3'. RATIONALE We have reviewed the banking sector of the U.K. in light of our updated BICRA methodology....
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