Research Update: National Australia Bank Ltd. & Subsidiaries? Ratings Lowered On Criteria Change Dec 11
- Language: English
- Published: December 2011
- Region: Australia
On April 28, 2008, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that it had affirmed its 'AA/Stable/A-1+' issuer credit ratings on Australia-based major bank National Australia Bank Ltd. (NAB). The rating affirmation reflects Standard & Poor's expectations of NAB's continued strong financial performance despite the current market volatility. The ratings also remain supported by the bank's diversified earnings base, strong market position, expectation of continued very strong asset quality, and sound capitalization. These strengths are moderated by the bank's exposure to very competitive market segments and volatility in global financial markets, which could affect future earnings and liquidity. With total on-balance-sheet assets of A$565 billion at Sept. 30, 2007, NAB is the largest domestic bank in Australia, with most of its...
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- National Australia Bank Ltd.
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