Saturday December 16, 2017 04:27

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases

Thailand Futures Exchange announces TFEX Best Awards 2017 Stcoks—15 Dec 17

Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), announced the winners of the eight categories of "TFEX Best Awards 2017", with KGI Securities (Thailand) pcl showing outstanding performance by sweeping three categories. TFEX Managing Director Rinjai Chakornpipat

Photo Release: KTC joins hands with SE-ED Book Center in providing members access to quicker and more convenient privileges through the E - Coupon feature. Stcoks—15 Dec 17

"KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited by Mr. Terapoj Chokeanantang, Senior Vice President - Credit Card Business, joins hands with renowned bookstore alliance, "SE-ED Book Center" by Mr. Niwat Vadhanasirimon, Marketing Communication & CRM

Photo Release: SCB funds 3.3 billion baht PPP Green Complex for Thailands First Integrated Palm Stcoks—15 Dec 17

In a continued move to support clean energy, Siam Commercial Bank has provided 3.3 billion baht in financial support to PPP Green Complex Co., Ltd. for investment in a palm complex. Worth 4.8 billion baht in total, the project will be Thailand's first

Photo Release: THE PASSION credit card based on a Make LifeAlive concept Stcoks—14 Dec 17

Mr. Amorn Juvachittanont (fourth from left), KASIKORNBANK First Senior Vice President, and Mr. Suripong Tantiyanon (third from left), Country Manager of Visa Thailand, launched "THE PASSION" credit card of KBank, which targets income earners of 70,000

Geely Automobile Upgraded To #BBB-# On Sustained Business and Financial Im Outlook Stcoks—15 Dec 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings raised the long-term corporate credit rating on Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. (Geely Auto) to 'BBB-' from 'BB+'. The outlook is stable. Our upgrade on Geely Auto is driven by our

Ratings On Toshiba Housing Loan Service Securitization Series 8 Transaction Affirmed At #AAA Stcoks—15 Dec 17

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has affirmed its 'AAA (sf)' ratings on the class A senior beneficiary certificates and asset-backed loan (ABL) issued under the Toshiba Housing Loan Service Securitization

Pearl Holding III Ltd., Notes Assigned #B# Outlook Stable Stcoks—15 Dec 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'B' long-term corporate credit rating to Pearl Holding III Ltd., a Hong Kong headquartered precision-engineered plastic components manufacturer. The outlook is stable.

Although dynamic, Frances organic food sector could be forced to abandon its original principles in Stcoks—15 Dec 17

- The increasing preference of households for organic food is reflected in the sector's very strong growth which is expected to exceed EUR8 billion in 2017 - Strength of organic companies: a 10% increase in the organic share of a sub-sector would reduce

Bellevue Union School District, CA GO Outlook Revised To Negative On Potential Deficits #A+# Stcoks—15 Dec 17

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to negative from stable on Bellevue Union School District, Calif.'s general obligation (GO) debt outstanding. At the same time, we affirmed our 'A+' long-term

Fortress Credit BSL V Ltd./Fortress Credit BSL V LLC $547 Million Notes Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—15 Dec 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to Fortress Credit BSL V Ltd./Fortress Credit BSL V LLC's $547 million floating- and fixed-rate notes (see list). The note issuance is

El Salvador Outlook Revised To Positive On Expectation Of A Midterm Financing #CCC+/C# Ratings Stcoks—15 Dec 17

On Dec. 14, 2017, S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on the Republic of El Salvador to positive from stable. We also affirmed our 'CCC+/C' long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings on El Salvador. Our 'AAA' transfer and convertibility

Consolidated IAG Subsidiaries #AA-# Ratings Withdrawn At IAG#s Request Stcoks—15 Dec 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has withdrawn its 'AA-' financial strength and issuer credit ratings on CGU Insurance Ltd. (CGU), WFI Insurance Ltd. (WFI), Swann Insurance (Aust) Pty Ltd. (Swann),

Insurance Australia Group Affirmed At #A#; Core Operating Subs Affirmed At #AA-#; Outlooks Stcoks—15 Dec 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has affirmed its 'A' issuer credit rating on insurance group holding company Insurance Australia Group Ltd. (IAG). We also affirmed our 'AA-' financial strength and

Troy, AL GO Rating Outlook Revised To Negative From Stable On Weaker Budgetary Performance And Stcoks—15 Dec 17

DALLAS (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook to negative from stable and affirmed its 'A+' long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Troy, Ala.'s existing general obligation (GO) debt and its 'A'

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to Mozambique Stcoks—15 Dec 17

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

Ratings Affirmed On Five Classes From Four Spirit Master Funding/II/III/VI/VIII LLC Stcoks—15 Dec 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'A+ (sf)' ratings on five classes from Spirit Master Funding/II/III/VI/VIII LLC 's series 2014-1, series 2014-2, series 2014-3, and series 2014-4 (see list). The four

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Morocco Stcoks—15 Dec 17

On December 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Morocco. [1] Following last year's drought, economic growth has picked up in 2017 and is expected to reach 4.4 percent, mostly

HT Intermediate Holding Corp. Downgraded To #CCC# On Weak Operating P Outlook Stcoks—15 Dec 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today lowered the rating on California-based apparel retailer HT Intermediate Holdings Corp. to 'CCC' from 'B-'. The outlook is negative. We also lowered issue-level rating on the

IMF Staff Completes Mission for the First Post-Program Monitoring to Stcoks—15 Dec 17

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Cyprus Stcoks—15 Dec 17

On December 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Cyprus. The Cypriot economy has achieved an impressive turnaround since the 2012–13 banking crisis. GDP growth has

GS Mortgage Securities Corp. Trust 2017-FARM $264 Million Certificates Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—15 Dec 17

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to GS Mortgage Securities Corp. Trust 2017-FARM's $264 million commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2017-FARM (see

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Albania Stcoks—15 Dec 17

On December 4th, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Albania. 1 Albania's economy grew by 3.4 percent in 2016 and continues to strengthen, benefitting from rising domestic

Octagon Investment Partners 34 Ltd./Octagon Investment Partners 34 LLC $308.442 Million Notes Stcoks—15 Dec 17

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its ratings to Octagon Investment Partners 34 Ltd./Octagon Investment Partners 34 LLC's $308.442 million floating-rate and combination notes managed by Octagon

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Togo Stcoks—15 Dec 17

- Program implementation under the ECF arrangement has been good, with moderate economic growth and low inflation in 2017. - Fiscal consolidation, while protecting priority social spending, is essential to put debt firmly on a downward path and preserve

Kazakhstans Economy is Rising, Yet Again Driven by Oil Stcoks—15 Dec 17

ASTANA, December 14, 2017 — Kazakhstan's economic growth estimate for 2017 has been revised upwards from 2.4% to 3.7%, reflecting a better-than-expected oil sector performance, driven by the launch of production at the Kashagan oil field and higher