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Stcoks Press Release : 15 Sep 2015

Latin America: what life after the commodity burst? Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Growth in Latin America has been slowing down since 2011. This lacklustre situation, caused by weak domestic fundamentals, has been exacerbated by cyclical factors experienced since the second half of 2014. In 2015 we have ob-served a further

Barclays Corporate appoints Ian Gilmartin as head of retail wholesale Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Barclays has appointed Ian Gilmartin as the new Head of Retail & Wholesale for its Corporate Bank. He replaces Richard Lowe, who has been appointed Head of Industry & Central London. Ian has over 20 years of corporate banking experience and has

Taisho Bank and Tomony Holdings sign business integration agreement Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Tokyo - The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), its equity-method accounted affiliate THE TAISHO BANK, LTD. (TAISHO Bank) and TOMONY Holdings, Inc. TOMONY Holdings today signed an agreement pertaining to the business integration of TAISHO Bank and

Visa introduces EMV chip-based biometrics Stcoks—15 Sep 15

San Francisco & Johannesburg - Visa today introduced a new specification to use biometrics with chip card transactions. The specification can enable palm, voice, iris, or facial biometrics. This first-of-its-kind technology framework is designed to

Seoul Metropolitan Government Ratings Raised To #AA-/A-1+# Following Sovereign Outlook Stcoks—15 Sep 15

On Sept. 15, 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised to 'AA-' from'A+' its long-term foreign and local currency issuer credit ratings on SeoulMetropolitan Government (SMG). We also raised our short-term foreign and localcurrency ratings on

Rating Assigned To Lunar Funding V#s Series 2015-87 Pass-Through Repack Of Swisscom#s Loan Stcoks—15 Sep 15

LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 15, 2015--Standard & Poor's Ratings Servicestoday assigned its 'A' credit rating to Lunar Funding V PLC's €500 millionseries 2015-87 repack notes (see list below). This transaction is a repackaging of

United Overseas Bank (Thai) #BBB+# Rating Affirmed With Stable Rating Then Withdrawn At The Bank#s Stcoks—15 Sep 15

SINGAPORE (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 15, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices said today that it had affirmed its 'BBB+' long-term and 'A-2'short-term counterparty credit ratings on United Overseas Bank (Thai) PublicCo. Ltd. (UOB Thai). We also

Swire Pacific Ltd. Guaranteed Notes Assigned #A-# And #cnAA# Ratings Stcoks—15 Sep 15

HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 15, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices said today that it had assigned its 'A-' long-term issue rating and'cnAA' Greater China regional scale rating to the issue of US$500 millionsenior unsecured notes by

Korea Foreign Currency Sovereign Ratings Raised To #AA-/A-1+#; Outlook On Long-Term Ratings Stcoks—15 Sep 15

On Sept. 15, 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long- andshort-term foreign currency sovereign ratings on the Republic of Korea to'AA-/A-1+' from 'A+/A-1'. We also affirmed the long- and short-term localcurrency ratings on Korea at

Liberty Series 2015-1 SME Assigned Preliminary Ratings Stcoks—15 Sep 15

MELBOURNE (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 15, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices today assigned its preliminary ratings to the seven classes ofsmall-ticket commercial mortgage-backed, floating-rate, pass-through notes tobe issued by Liberty

Photo Release: TISCO joined Active Citizen Against Corruption Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Employees of TISCO Group recently joined the Anti-Corruption 2015 activity "Active Citizen Against Corruption" held by the Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand (ACT) to raise public awareness on the consequences of corruption as well as encourage the

IBM Hosts Over 650 Business Leaders and Startups From Across ASEAN at IBM Connect Stcoks—15 Sep 15

On 2 and 3 September 2015, more than 650 C-Suite executives, business partners and startups from across ASEAN gathered at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore for IBM's annual signature event, IBM Connect 2015. The conference hosted an expansive

Photo Release: KBank launches the new online payment system Pay PLUS Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Mr. Pakorn Partanapat, middle, Senior Executive Vice President of KASIKORNBANK, and partners, participated in a press conference to launch "Pay PLUS", the innovative mobile payment system that enables easy and convenient purchase of products and services

KBank to excite frequent digital payment users with the innovative Pay PLUS Stcoks—15 Sep 15

KASIKORNBANK reaffirms its market leader position in digital banking, by being the first to launch the Pay PLUS service provided via K-Mobile Banking PLUS, to facilitate users in buying products and services. By simply entering a phone number, users can

Shortage of Long-Term Finance Blunts Progress in Developing Countries Stcoks—15 Sep 15

A shortage of long-term financing since the 2008 crisis is choking the investment-backed growth of companies in developing countries and hampering the ability of credit-worthy families to borrow for education and housing needs and escape poverty, a new

Metropolitan Pier Exposition Authority, IL#s 2015AB Expansion Project Bonds Assigned #BBB+# On Stcoks—15 Sep 15

NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 14, 2015--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'BBB+' long-term rating to the Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, Ill.'s McCormick Place expansion project bonds, series 2015A and expansion

HS Group Holdings Inc. Is Assigned #B# Corporate Credit Rating And Negative Issue-Level Ratings Stcoks—15 Sep 15

NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 14, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to Eden Prairie, Minn.-basedHS Group Holdings Inc. The outlook is negative. At the same time, we assigned our 'B' issue-level

World Bank: Strong Institutions, Job Creation Crucial to Promoting Peace in Mindanao, Stcoks—15 Sep 15

World Bank Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg said the institution is committed to provide continuing support to the Mindanao peace process by financing critical projects in infrastructure, community-driven development, and

CEDAE And Compesa Downgraded On Similar Action On The Brazilian States, CESP Placed On CreditWatch Stcoks—15 Sep 15

SAO PAULO (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 14, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices said today it took several rating actions on entities linked to threeBrazilian state governments. We lowered the national scale ratings on the following entities: -

Kazakhstan Launches Energy Efficiency Project Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Today, the Ministry of Investments and Development jointly with the World Bank officially launched the Kazakhstan Energy Efficiency Project to improve the energy efficiency in public and social facilities and to create the enabling environment for

Improving Land Management Could Boost Productivity and Transform Livelihoods in Stcoks—15 Sep 15

Buoyed by the depreciating Shilling and the falling global oil prices, Uganda's economy could continue the modest recovery and grow 0.4 percentage points faster in 2016 than in 2015. Uganda's private sector has also played a critical role buffering

State Of Campeche Outlook Revised To Stable From #mxA# National Scale Rating Stcoks—15 Sep 15

On Sept. 14, 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook onthe state of Campeche to stable from positive. At the same time, we affirmedour 'mxA' national scale rating on the state. RATIONALE The outlook revision on the state to

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Haiti Stcoks—15 Sep 15

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. W. Christopher Walker visited Port-au-Prince during September 7–11 to review economic developments and hold discussions with the authorities on the 2015–16 budget. The staff team