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Stcoks Press Release : 26 Oct 2016

U.S. Bank launches APConnector Stcoks—26 Oct 16

A major obstacle keeping organizations from choosing virtual card payments over checks has been the effort and expense of integrating their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software with their bank's payment systems. U.S. Bank has a new solution that

Societe Generale leverages its extensive network to support Chinese corporates going Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Societe Generale hosted the 2016 Corporate Seminar in Beijing on Oct 25, with the theme of "Going Overseas amidst the New Normal" with more than 100 corporate clients attending the event. This is the fourth year since Societe Generale has been organizing

EU proposes a phasing in of some bank capital rules - document Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Banks in the European Union will get more time to adjust to new rules aimed at making sure that banks hold enough of a capital cushion against risky lending on their trading books, an EU document showed on Wednesday. Earlier this year the Basel Committee

Think Tank Series 2016-1 Trust Notes Assigned Preliminary Ratings Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 26, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to six of the nine classes of small-ticket commercial mortgage-backed, floating rate, pass-through notes to be issued by BNY Trust Co. of

Plenary Health Finance Co. Pty Ltd.#s Senior Secured Debt Assigned #A# Outlook Stcoks—26 Oct 16

SYDNEY (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 26, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today said it has assigned its 'A' rating to the senior secured debt issued by Plenary Health Finance Co. Pty Ltd. (Plenary Health Finance). The outlook on the debt is stable. Plenary

Western Australian Treasury Corp. Ratings Affirmed At #AA+/A-1+#; Outlook Remains Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 26, 2016--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had affirmed its 'AA+' long-term 'A-1+' short-term issuer credit ratings on Western Australian Treasury Corp. (WATC). The outlook remains negative. The ratings

U.S. Treasury tells banks to provide details on cyber attacks Stcoks—26 Oct 16

The U.S. government on Tuesday told banks to include details about cyber attacks when filing mandatory reports on fraud and money laundering, saying that will help battle digital crimes that pose "a significant threat" to the U.S. financial system. The

Ratings On The State of Western Australia Affirmed At #AA+/A-1+#; Outlook Remains Stcoks—26 Oct 16

On Oct. 26, 2016, S&P Global Ratings affirmed the 'AA+' long-term and 'A-1+' short-term issuer credit ratings on the State of Western Australia. The outlook on the long-term rating remains negative. RATIONALE The rating affirmation reflects our view

AFG 2016-1 Trust in respect of Series 2016-1 Assigned Preliminary Ratings Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 26, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to six of the seven classes of prime residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) to be issued by Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd. as trustee

Lagarde Calls on Pakistan to Build on Progress and Seize Opportunity to Complete Economic Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Managing Director concludes visit to PakistanMs Lagarde congratulates the country on successfully completing its IMF-supported economic programMs Lagarde says this is Pakistan's moment of opportunity to forcefully address remaining economic challengesMs.

Malaysia Maintains its Strong Regulatory Framework, says Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Kuala Lumpur, October 26, 2016 – Malaysia continued its efforts to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, enacting two business reforms during the past year, says the World Bank Group's latest Doing Business report. Released today

Cambodia Improves Business Environment in 2017 Stcoks—26 Oct 16

PHNOM PENH, October 26, 2016 – Economies of East Asia and the Pacific region are steadily improving the business environment, finds the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business report. One of these countries is Cambodia, which ranks at 131

Lao PDR Implements Reforms to Improve Business Environment Stcoks—26 Oct 16

VIENTIANE, October 26, 2016 – Economies of East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region are steadily making progress to ease the process of doing business, finds the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business report. While Lao PDR has implemented

Thailand Retains Spot in Top 50 for Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

BANGKOK, October 26, 2016 – This year, Thailand ranks at 46 on the ease of doing business, retaining a spot among the top 50 economies among 190 economies, worldwide. Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All report, released today, finds that

Azerbaijan is Among Countries that Continue to Improve Doing Business, Says New World Bank Group Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Economies of the Europe and Central Asia region placed among the top improvers in the World Bank Group's ease of doing business report. The region's economies carried out a total of 57 business reforms in the past

Albanias Global Ranking Marks Significant Improvement in 2017 Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

TIRANA, October 25, 2016 – Albania made big strides in improving its business environment in key areas of business regulations, according to the Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, the World Bank Group's annual report on the ease of

Economies in Europe and Central Asia at the Forefront of Top Global Improvers, Says Latest Doing Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Economies of the Europe and Central Asia region place among the top improvers in the World Bank Group's ease of doing business report. All but one of the region's 25 economies carried out business reforms in the past

Croatia Makes Progress in Protecting Minority Investors, Says Latest Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

ZAGREB, October 25, 2016 – Economies of the Europe and Central Asia region place among the top improvers in the World Bank Group's ease of doing business report. All but one of the region's 25 economies carried out business reforms in the past

Georgia among Top Global Improvers, Says Latest Doing Business Report Stcoks—26 Oct 16

TBILISI, October 25, 2016 – Georgia received a ranking of 16 among 190 economies in Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, released today. This year, the country also showed an improvement in the distance to frontier[1] score of 2.48

Record Number of Economies Carried Out Business Reforms in Past Year: Doing Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – A record 137 economies around the world have adopted key reforms that make it easier to start and operate small and medium-sized businesses, says Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, the World Bank Group's

Serbia Is a Top Improver in Latest Doing Business Report Stcoks—26 Oct 16

BELGRADE, October 25, 2016 – Serbia is among the global top 10 improvers in this year's edition of the World Bank Group's ease of doing business report. Released today, Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, records three business reforms

Improved Fiscal Management Strengthens Indonesias Economic Resilience: World Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Jakarta, October 25, 2016: Improved fiscal management is supporting GDP growth in Indonesia, projected at 5.1 percent for 2016, according to a new World Bank report. But external risks such as weaker than expected global growth and volatility in global

World Bank: Latvia among Top 20 Countries in Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

RIGA, October 25, 2016 – Improved access to credit information and reforms to make paying taxes less complicated helped Latvia join the 20 economies with the top scores in the Doing Business 2017 ranking, says the World Bank Group's report,

World Bank: Poland Advances in Doing Business Ranking Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WARSAW, October 25, 2016 – A new insolvency law, amendments to construction law and a speedier electricity connection process allowed Poland to advance to 24th place, one place higher than last year, in the Doing Business 2017 ranking, says the

Nepal Slips in Ease of Doing Business Ranking: World Bank Stcoks—26 Oct 16

KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 25, 2016 – Nepal ranks at 107 on the World Bank's Doing Business 2017 report compared to 99 last year. The main reasons behind the drop are a decline in Nepal's business regulatory environment and data revisions. Nonetheless,

India Makes Big Strides to Improve Business Climate, says Latest Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – India has accelerated its efforts to improve the business climate and has initiated transformational reforms in its local regulatory framework over the past one year, finds the World Bank Group's new annual ease of

Belarus among the Top Ten Reformers Worldwide, according to the latest Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MINSK, October 25, 2016 – Belarus placed among the top ten countries in implementing business-friendly reforms, according to the World Bank Group's Doing Business Report 2017. Since the first publication of the report in 2004, Belarus has been

Data Revisions Impacts Maldives Rank: Doing Business Report 2017 Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Male, October 25, 2016 – Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, report launched today finds Maldives has maintained its Distance to Frontier score while the overall rank has slipped to 135 on the ease of doing business, compared to 128 in

Sri Lanka Makes Progress in Reforms despite Decline in Overall Rank: Doing Business Report Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Colombo, October 25, 2016 – Over the past year Sri Lanka made progress in two reform areas that are covered by the Doing Business report, namely Starting a Business and Protecting Minority Investors. The improvements, while important, were not

Early Years Learning Workshop Opens in Tonga Stcoks—26 Oct 16

NUKU'ALOFA, TONGA, October 25, 2016 – A regional training workshop to support school readiness and reading for Pacific children and teachers has kicked off today in Nuku'alofa with opening remarks from Mr. Claude Tupou, Education CEO at the

Chile Retains a Strong Regulatory Framework, Says Latest Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 - The World Bank's latest ease of doing business report finds that Chile continues to be a top performer in the Latin America and the Caribbean. Along with Mexico, Colombia and Peru, Chile is among a small cluster of

African Economies Adopt Record Number of Reforms, Says Latest Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Sub-Saharan Africa economies carried out a record number of reforms in the past year to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, says the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business report. Doing

Record Number of Economies Carried Out Business Reforms in Past Year: Doing Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – A record 137 economies around the world have adopted key reforms that make it easier to start and operate small and medium-sized businesses, says Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, the World Bank Group's

Katy Independent School District, TX GO Rating Outlook Revised To Stable From Positive On Elevated Stcoks—26 Oct 16

DALLAS (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 25, 2016--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook to stable from positive and affirmed its 'AA' underlying rating on Katy Independent School District (ISD), Texas' general obligation (GO) debt outstanding. At the

South Asian Economies Focus on Easing Cross-Border Trade to Improve Business Climate: Doing Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Economies in the South Asia region continued to implement business reforms in a number of areas, including cross-border trade, finds the World Bank Group's Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All

AFG 2016-1 Trust in respect of Series 2016-1 Assigned Preliminary Ratings Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 26, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to six of the seven classes of prime residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) to be issued by Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd. as trustee

Saint Francis Medical Center, MO Revenue Bonds Assigned #A+# Rating Stcoks—26 Oct 16

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 25, 2016--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'A+' long-term rating on the Cape Girardeau Industrial Development Authority, Mo.'s series 2016 health facilities revenue bonds to be issued for Saint Francis Medical

Latin America and the Caribbean Continues to Improve its Business Environment, Says Latest Doing Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – A record 137 economies around the world have adopted key reforms that make it easier to start and operate small and medium-sized businesses, says Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, the World Bank Group's

New Plymouth District Council Ratings Affirmed At #AA/A-1+#; Outlook Remains Stcoks—26 Oct 16

The ratings on New Plymouth District Council reflect the extremely predictable and supportive institutional framework available to local and regional councils within New Zealand, combined with the council's strong financial management and economy; very

East Asia and Pacific Makes Steady Progress to Improve Business Environment, says Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Economies of the East Asia and Pacific region are steadily making progress to ease the process of doing business, finds the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business report. Doing Business 2017: Equal

Pace of Business Reforms Speeds Up in the Middle East and North Africa, Despite Conflict, Says New Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 –The pace of business reforms in the Middle East and North Africa accelerated considerably in the past year, despite conflict and turmoil in the region, finds the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business

New Zealand Tops Doing Business Ranking as OECD Economies Remain Most Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – New Zealand tops the World Bank Group's annual ease of doing business ranking, implementing one reform in the area of Paying Taxes. Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, released today, also finds that

Asia Insurance Co. Ltd. #A# And #cnAA+# Ratings Outlook Stable Stcoks—26 Oct 16

We expect Asia Insurance to maintain its strong competitive position as a midsize participant in the fragmented Hong Kong non-life insurance market. We also anticipate that the Hong Kong-based insurer will exercise prudent underwriting principles and

Russia Continues to Improve its Business Environment, says Doing Business Stcoks—26 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2016 – Russia continued on its reform efforts to improve the business climate for small and medium-sized businesses, says the World Bank Group's latest ease of doing business report. Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity

Alon USA Partners L.P. #B+# Corporate Credit Rating Affirmed On Purchase Offer, Outlook Stcoks—26 Oct 16

On Oct. 14, Alon USA Energy Inc., parent company and general partner owner of Alon USA Partners L.P. (Alon), announced it had received an offer from Delek US Holdings Inc. (Delek) to acquire all of the company's shares of common stock it does not already

American Gilsonite Co. Rating Lowered To #D# After Prepackaged Chapter 11 Stcoks—26 Oct 16

U.S.-based American Gilsonite Co. filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. We are lowering our corporate credit rating to 'D' (default) from 'SD' (selective default). The 'D' rating on the company's $270

Arendal S. de R.L. de C.V. #D# Ratings Affirmed Then Withdrawn At Issuer#s Stcoks—26 Oct 16

MEXICO CITY (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 25, 2016--S&P Global Ratings said today that it affirmed its 'D' long-term corporate credit rating and issue-level rating on Arendal S. de R.L. de C.V. and its '4' recovery rating. We subsequently withdrew

Hendricks County, IN#s Series 2016 Economic Development Revenue Bonds Assigned #A# Stcoks—26 Oct 16

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 25, 2016--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'A' long-term rating to Hendricks County, Ind.'s series 2016 economic development revenue bonds, reflecting the pledge of an 8% countywide inkeeper's room tax. The