25 jun: Europa/aktier: Aldrene investorguru sænkede humøret
26 jun: USA/aktier: Tvivl før topmøde kostede ny nedtur
25-06-2012 18:39:00

Moody's May Downgrade Spain Banks as Early as Monday - Sources

Relateret indhold

By Christopher Bjork

MADRID--Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has notified a raft of Spanish banks that it will downgrade their debt ratings as early as Monday, people familiar with the matter said Monday.

The fresh downgrades, expected after the close of US stock markets (2100 GMT), follow Moody's move of lowering Spain's sovereign debt rating by three notches on June 13. Most of the banks are expected to be downgraded by two or three notches, these people said.

Moody's, one of the three biggest ratings firms along with Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's, cut its rating on Spain to Baa3 from A3, putting it one level above junk status. Moody's also said it will keep Spain on review for a possible further downgrade. Moody's rates Spain the lowest among the three big ratings firms.

The two largest and healthiest Spanish banks, Banco Santander SA (SAN) and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) have held ratings that are one notch above Spain's sovereign debt rating, thanks to their vast and highly profitable businesses outside Spain. Many of the smaller, domestically focused banks already have junk status at Moody's and at rival agencies.

Fitch cut its rating on Spain earlier in June to triple-B from single-A, which is one notch higher than where Moody's rates Spain on its respective scale. S&P downgraded Spain to triple-B-plus from single-A on April 26. That is one notch above Fitch's rating and two above the rating by Moody's.

Moody's had already cut 16 Spanish banks by one to three notches on May 17.

Write to Christopher Bjork at christopher.bjork@dowjones.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 25, 2012 12:39 ET (16:39 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Opret kommentar

Relateret debat

  • 1 uge
  • 1 måned
  • 1 År
Ingen indlæg

Fondsbørsmeddelelser

Aktier/middag: Genmab og Novo trækker ned inden nyt fra Yellen

26-08-2016 11:41:55
Kursfald i blandt andre Novo Nordisk og Genmab medvirker til at sætte det danske aktiemarked en smule under pres fredag middag.Markedet holder vejret op til eft..

Aktier/tendens: Mærsk i fokus i ventet flad åbning

26-08-2016 08:23:58
Der er udsigt til en forholdsvis flad og uændret åbning på det danske aktiemarked fredag, hvor Mærsk kan få ekstra opmærksomhed efter nye skriverier om selskabe..

Glunz FY: Ingen udbytte i vente efter ventet underskud

25-08-2016 15:09:39
Der var underskud på bundlinjen for Glunz & Jensen, der blandt andet laver og sælger udstyr til trykkerier, i det netop overståede regnskabsår, der løb fra 1. j..

Mest læste nyheder

  • 24 timer
  • 48 timer
  • 1 uge
1
Torsdagens aktier: Pandora på pinebænken efter USA-skuffelse
2
Mærsk/Danske: Løfter kursmål med 10 pct. - NY
3
Aktier/middag: Genmab og Novo trækker ned inden nyt fra Yellen
4
Aktier/tendens: Mærsk i fokus i ventet flad åbning
5
Storbanker skal hjælpe Mærsk med opsplitning - citat

Relaterede aktiekurser

Køb- og salgsanbefalinger

  • Trend
  • Pengemaskinen

Copyright Euroinvestor A/S 2016  Disclaimer Privatlivspolitik
Aktieinformation leveres af Interactive Data.
Data er forsinket 15-20 minutter iht. de enkelte børsers regler om videredistribution.
 
26. august 2016 13:55:27
(UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Version: LiveBranchBuild_20160826.1 - EUROWEB7 - 2016-08-26 13:55:27 - 2016-08-26 13:55:27 - 1 - Website: OKAY

Når du besøger Euroinvestor.dk accepterer du, at der anvendes cookies, som vi og vores samarbejdspartnere benytter til funktionalitet, statistik og markedsføring. Læs mere om cookies på Euroinvestor.dk her

x