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Research Update: Russian Capital City of Moscow Affirmed At 'BBB'; Outlook Stable Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Moscow is Russia's economic, administrative, and financial center, with a strong budgetary performance, very high liquidity, and low debt. Russia's developing, unbalanced system of interbudgetary relations means Moscow's flexibility is low and distribution of revenues and expenditures largely depends on central-government decisions. In our opinion, a Russian LRG cannot be rated above the sovereign. We are affirming our long-term issuer credit rating on Moscow at 'BBB', as it is capped by the 'BBB' foreign currency long-term rating on Russia. The outlook is stable, reflecting that on the Russian sovereign. On Dec. 19, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its 'BBB' long-term issuer credit rating on Russia's capital, the City of Moscow. The outlook is stable. The rating on Moscow...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Moscow (City of)
Action: Outlook: Stable
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