Rating agencies moot changes to methodology

07 Feb 2008

Fitch is proposing to toughen its ratings on CDOs of investment grade corporate credit risk, extending the subprime taint into a sector where its effect has so far been limited. Meanwhile, Moody’s is suggesting several radical changes to the way it presents structured finance ratings, such as using a numerical scale to rate structured finance assets. Read EuroWeek this week for the market’s response.

Tessa Wilkie +44 207 440 6036

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