Monday April 23, 2018 11:00

POSITIVE Press Releases

Outlook On TEPCO Holdings Revised Upward To #BB/B# Credit, #BB+# Debt Ratings Stcoks—19 Apr 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) April 19, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has revised to positive from stable the outlook on its long-term corporate credit rating on Japan-based regulated electric utility company Tokyo Electric Power Company

TMB expanded deposit and loan further and reports 7% growth of pre-provision operating Stcoks—19 Apr 18

TMB Bank Public Company Limited today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. The results showed positive momentum in both deposit and loan growths as well as its prudent management of asset quality. TMB generated THB5,109 million

Alumina Ltd. Outlook Revised To Positive On Improving Earnings Of #BB+# Ratings Stcoks—18 Apr 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) April 18, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had affirmed the issuer credit rating and associated issue rating on Alumina Ltd. at 'BB+'. The outlook on the long-term rating is positive. The recovery rating

Outlook On Tokio Marine U.S. Subsidiaries Revised To Positive Following Outlook Revision On All Stcoks—18 Apr 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) April 17, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today it revised its outlook on 17 U.S.-domiciled subsidiaries of Japanese insurer Tokio Marine after revising the outlook on our 'A+' long-term rating on Tokio Marine &

Various Rating Actions Taken On Subsidiaries Of Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Co. Ltd. Following Stcoks—17 Apr 18

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) April 17, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it revised the outlook on four Asian subsidiaries of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. Ltd. (TMNF) to positive from stable. The four entities are Tokio

Outlooks On Seven Subsidiaries Under Japan-Based MUFG And SMFG Revised Up To Positive After Stcoks—17 Apr 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) April 17, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said that it has revised to positive from stable its outlooks on its long-term issuer credit ratings on seven subsidiaries of Japan-based Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.

SCBS still upbeat on 1,900 point SET index target late this year Stcoks—17 Apr 18

SCB Securities Co., Ltd. (SCBS) is maintaining a positive perspective on the direction of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), reiterating their earlier projection that the SET composite index will reach 1,900 points by late this year, boosted by state

State Of Nuevo Leon #mxA-# National Scale Rating Outlook Remains Positive Stcoks—17 Apr 18

MEXICO CITY (S&P Global Ratings) April 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings affirmed its long-term CaVal (Mexico) national scale 'mxA-' rating on the state of Nuevo León. The outlook remains positive. OUTLOOK The positive outlook reflects our

LSB Industries Inc. #CCC# Corporate Credit Rating Affirmed, Outlook Revised To Positive From New Stcoks—17 Apr 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) April 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'CCC' corporate credit rating on Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based LSB Industries Inc. and revised the outlook to positive from negative. We also assigned a 'CCC'

Fastlane Holding Co. Inc. Rating Raised To #B-# From #CCC+#, Removed From CreditWatch Outlook Stcoks—12 Apr 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) April 11, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised its corporate credit rating on Dallas-based Fastlane Holding Co. Inc. to 'B-' from 'CCC+' and removed the rating from CreditWatch, where we placed it with positive

U.K.-Based Real Estate Company Grainger PLC Outlook Remains Positive On R #BB# Rating Stcoks—11 Apr 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) April 11, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it affirmed its 'BB' long-term issuer credit rating on U.K.-based residential real estate company Grainger PLC. The outlook remains positive. We also assigned our

West Contra Costa Unified School District, CA GO Bond Outlook Revised To Positive On Stronger Stcoks—11 Apr 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) April 10, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'AA-' long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on West Contra Costa Unified School District, Calif.'s general

Federal-Mogul LLC# #B-# Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Positive As Tenneco Inc. Says It Will Buy Stcoks—11 Apr 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) April 10, 2018-- S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'B-' long-term corporate credit and issue ratings on Federal-Mogul LLC and the company's debt on CreditWatch with positive implications. The CreditWatch placement

Kendal at Oberlin, OH Revenue Bond Outlook Revised To Positive On Consistent, Improving Financial Stcoks—10 Apr 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) April 9, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'A-' long-term rating on the Lorain County Port Authority, Ohio's series 2013A health care facilities revenue bonds,

Marfrig Global Foods #B+# And #brA-# Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Announced Stcoks—10 Apr 18

SAO PAULO (S&P Global Ratings) April 9, 2018--S&P Global Ratings placed its 'B+' global scale and 'brA-' national scale corporate credit ratings on Marfrig Global Foods S.A. (Marfrig) on CreditWatch with positive implications. We also placed

Mitsubishi Motors Continues Positive Momentum at the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show Stcoks—10 Apr 18

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. today announced a successful outing at the recent 39th Bangkok International Motorshow 2018, recording a total booking of 2,108 units. This represented an increase of 21.6 percent over the 2017 event. "We continue

Atlas Iron #B-# Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Proposed Merger With Mineral Stcoks—09 Apr 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) April 9, 2018--S&P Global Ratings placed its 'B-' long-term corporate credit and issue ratings on Atlas Iron Ltd. and the company's debt on CreditWatch with positive implications. The CreditWatch placement follows

Rapidly Advancing Technology Is Fueling Intelligent Enterprises but Requires a Fundamental Shift in General—05 Apr 18

Adopting artificial intelligence for growth and positive social impact means forming new partnerships with customers and business partners Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are accelerating the creation of intelligent

China Evergrande Outlook Revised To Positive On Improving Leverage Due To Strong Revenue, #B# Stcoks—03 Apr 18

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) April 3, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has revised its rating outlook on China Evergrande Group (Evergrande) to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'B' long-term issuer credit rating on

Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd. Outlook Revised To Positive On Proposed #BBB+# Rating Stcoks—30 Mar 18

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) March 30, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had revised its outlook on Hyundai Glovis Co. Ltd. to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BBB+' long-term issuer credit rating on the

Aluminium China 2018 Marks New Industry Chapter Following Positive Performance Automotive—30 Mar 18

This year's Aluminium China exhibition and conference in July, organized by Reed Exhibitions China, will provide a platform for China's rapidly changing and expanding aluminium industry, showcasing new state-of-the-art processes and products. Since the

Longfor Outlook Revised To Positive On Improving Debt Leverage, Growing Recurring Rental Income, Stcoks—29 Mar 18

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) March 29, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised the rating outlook on China-based property developer Longfor Properties Co. Ltd. to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BBB-' long-term corporate

IMF Staff Reviews Progress of Madagascars Economic Program Stcoks—29 Mar 18

Performance under the ECF-supported program is positive overall.Economic growth is projected at 5.0 percent in 2018, and prudent monetary policy is helping to contain inflation.Scaling-up public investment, accelerating reforms at JIRAMA, and passing

Indonesia Continues to Build on Solid Economic Growth Stcoks—28 Mar 18

Jakarta, March 27, 2018 – Indonesia maintained strong economic growth in 2017 and the outlook continues to be positive, according to the World Bank's March 2018 Indonesia Economic Quarterly. Indonesia's real GDP growth picked up to 5.2 percent

Milliken Fire Protection District, CO GO Bond Outlook Revised To Positive From Negative On Forecast Stcoks—22 Mar 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) March 21, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from negative on Milliken Fire Protection District, Colo.'s series 2012 general obligation (GO) refunding bonds. At the same time, S&P

#Sansiri# kicks off 2018 overseas market business plan Properties—21 Mar 18

Announces first-ever Sansiri Global Agent Summit 2018, affirming positive outlook on Thailand's real estate sector by extending strong partnerships with international agents Sansiri Public Company Limited, Thailand's leading full service real estate

Hecla Mining Co. #B# Rating Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Announced Acquisition Of Mines From Stcoks—20 Mar 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) March 19, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today placed its ratings on Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-based silver and gold producer Hecla Mining Co., including the 'B' corporate credit rating, on CreditWatch with positive

IMF Staff Completes a Staff Visit to Cambodia Stcoks—19 Mar 18

- Cambodia's near-term economic outlook remains positive with GDP growth at around 7 percent. - Policies should focus on managing macro-financial risks, safeguarding fiscal sustainability and advancing reforms to support growth, resilience and

Outlooks On Three Russian Insurers Revised To Positive On Improvement In Investment Stcoks—13 Mar 18

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) March 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it has revised its outlooks on Russia-based insurers--OJSC Sogaz, Ingosstrakh Insurance Co., and Insurance Company RESO-GARANTIA--to positive from stable. At the same

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, MI Outlook Revised To Positive On Improved Operating Stcoks—14 Mar 18

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) March 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'BB' long-term rating on Michigan Finance Authority's series 2014 limited obligation revenue bond issued for the Thomas