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Israel's Upcoming Eur300 Million Bond Rated 'A-'; Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Stable Jun 99
Standard & Poors, June 1999
LONDON (Standard & Poor's CreditWire) June 7, 1999--Standard & Poor's today assigned its single-'A'-minus rating to the State of Israel's upcoming euro (Eur) 300 million bond issue. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its double-'A'-minus local currency and its single-'A'-minus foreign currency long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured ratings on Israel. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'A-1'-plus local currency and its 'A-1' foreign currency short-term issuer credit ratings on Israel. The outlook is stable. Israel's ratings are supported by: -- A diversified and well-developed economy, which is increasingly broad-based and technology-oriented. -- Substantial progress in structural reforms, particularly bank privatization and capital account liberalization. With the fading growth contribution of immigration from the former Soviet Union, setbacks...
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