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Research Update: Kazakhstan-Based Bank RBK Assigned 'B-/C' Ratings, Outlook Stable Jan 12
Standard & Poors, January 2012
We are assigning our 'B-/C' long- and short-term counterparty ratings and 'kzBB-' Kazakhstan national scale rating to Bank RBK JSC (Bank RBK). The ratings reflect our 'bb-' anchor for a commercial bank operating only in Kazakhstan, as well as the bank's weak business position, adequate capital and earnings, moderate risk position, average funding, and adequate liquidity. The stable outlook reflects our view that Bank RBK will maintain an adequate capitalization and liquidity position over the next 12 months, despite our expectation of rapid loan growth and asset quality deterioration as the bank's loan portfolio matures. On Jan. 30, 2012, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B-/C' long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings and 'kzBB-' Kazakhstan national scale rating to...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Bank RBK JSC
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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- Bank RBK JSC