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CalPERS and Moody's settle for $130 million

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2016
The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has settled with Moody's for a record US$130 million for its erroneous ratings of structured investment vehicles prior to the Global Financial Crisis. The lawsuit tops CalPERS' US$125 million ...

Oil price fall forces sovereign funds to switch gears

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2015
... fund assets globally, but as oil prices remain lower, sovereign funds are expected to focus on other parts of the economy. Moody's Investors Survey research of global sovereign funds shows that for the year to December 2014 there were 26 globally invested ...

Bad news day

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2015
... necessarily, would need to be supported by government spending. There goes fiscal austerity out the door. Speaking of which, Moody's has just downgraded French government debt from Aa1 to Aa2 because "Taken together, low growth and institutional and ...

Feds still in a hole at the Jackson

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2015
... worry about. A whip of a September lift-off air could spark renewed market volatility. Then there's China. Last Friday, Moody's reportedly slashed its China 2016 growth forecast to 6.3% from 6.5%. This is a reversal from the optimism that prevailed just ...

Former Moody's analyst guilty of insider trading

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 DEC 2014
A former Moody's analyst has pleaded guilty to passing on inside information which enabled a friend to make more than $180,000 trading shares. Daniel Joffe, 37, of Vaucluse, passed on information acquired in the course of his duties to Nathan Stromer ...

Fixed it

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUL 2014
... were concern over Australian bank's vulnerability to rising interest rates because of their reliance on offshore funding. Moody's even went further: Sydney Morning Herald (18 May 2011) - "Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the long-term debt ratings ...

IFM grows infra debt team

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUN 2014
... investment David Cooper. Carey was previously a senior analyst in infrastructure a senior analyst in infrastructure finance at Moody's. Prior to that he worked at Barclays, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company and KPMG. Cooper said of the appointment ...

Moving on up

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAY 2014
... its credit ratings by the three major credit ratings agencies -- Fitch Ratings (27 March), Standard & Poor's (3 May) and Moody's (3 October) - last year to investment grade. It's gonna get even better. In just a year and a bit (8 May), Standard & Poor's ...

New EM bond rater proposes fresh approach

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2014
... StarBiz news service that he didn't see ARC competing directly with the big three of Standard & Poor's, Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investor Services because ARC not being US-centric means it could provide a differentiated service. He said this includes ...

Roast Turkey

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 JAN 2014
... Currently, Turkey is rated BB+ ("highest speculative grade") by Standard & Poor's, BAA3 ("subject to moderate credit risk") by Moody's and BBB- ("good credit quality") by Fitch. I bet many would disagree with me on this but I have always admired then ...