Nenegate weakened SA govt's credibility - Moody's

2016-02-04 21:30

The credibility of the SA government has been weakened by the abrupt and multiple changes in the minister of finance position, says ratings agency Moody's.

Moody's cuts MTN credit rating on Nigeria fine risk

2015-12-16 09:31

Moody’s Investors Service has cut MTN's credit rating because of the uncertainty regarding a $3.9bn fine in Nigeria, its largest market.

Eskom gets mixed credit ratings

2015-11-27 18:14

While credit ratings agency Moody’s has rated Eskom as having a stable outlook, Standard & Poor’s has given the utility a negative outlook.

Moody’s identifies SA borrowers with strongest credit profiles

2015-10-30 19:00

South African borrowers who have loans in securitised pools typically have stronger credit profiles, according to a report released by rating agency Moody's.

Nene faces tough juggling act as economy limps

2015-10-19 14:26

If the mini budget statement is business as usual, there will be very little hope for the 8.4 million people who do not have jobs, says the DA.

Zambia urges investors to ignore Moody’s downgrade

2015-09-28 09:43

Zambia has urged investors to ignore what it calls an 'unsolicited' credit downgrade from rating agency Moody's and says it is mindful of the need to maintain debt.

SA growth won't reach 2% in 2015 or 2016 - Moody’s

2015-09-23 14:12

Moody’s says South Africa’s rating outlook remains stable, which it says reflects SA policymakers' commitment to containing increases in government deficits and debt.

Moody's: Good that SA debt in local currency

2015-09-02 14:58

Sovereign debt markets are defying the traditional view of the inability of emerging economies to borrow in their own currency, according to a Moody's report.

SA Govt credit outlook 'stable' - Moody's

2015-08-12 17:07

The credit outlook of the South African Government is stable, according to a credit opinion report issued by Moody's.

Moody's upgrades Growthpoint's rating

2015-05-13 13:41

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Growthpoint Properties' global scale issuer and senior unsecured ratings, recocognising its portfolio of around R95bn.


Mining sector won't recover anytime soon - Moody's

2016-01-27 19:01

The mining sector is unlikely to recover from the current slump for years to come and a wholesale recalibration of ratings is required, says Moody's Investors Service.

SA could be safe from downgrade for now - economist

2015-11-27 20:30

South Africa is probably safe from a ratings agency downgrade in December and there will be no imminent rating downgrade to junk status, says an economist.

SA banks deliver robust performance

2015-11-06 18:00

Bank watchers can now rejoice as South Africa’s banking system has delivered positive results, despite a gloomy economy.

SA faces downgrade risk as protests mar budget

2015-10-22 09:26

South Africa has taken a step closer to another credit-rating downgrade as a slowing economy forced Nhlanhla Nene to boost debt amid protests against the government.

Moody's maintains US credit rating, stable outlook

2015-10-07 14:12

Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has upheld the United States' triple-A credit rating and stable outlook , but notes potential longer-term threats.

Does SA deserve junk? Moody’s model says yes

2015-09-24 11:00

Six developing nations including South Africa deserve to follow Brazil into junk status, if credit-default-swaps traders are to be believed.

Moody's warns of adverse capital flows ahead of Fed

2015-09-17 16:07

With a Fed interest rate decision looming, South Africa counts among the emerging markets most at risk going forward, says ratings agency Moody's.

Botswana GDP forecast cut amid diamond slump

2015-08-27 20:00

Botswana’s gross domestic product forecast has been lowered by 2.3%, reflecting the slump in diamond prices together with reduced demand, according to Moody’s.

Moody’s in no rush to change SA's credit rating

2015-05-18 20:00

Moody’s Investors Service says its credit rating for SA takes account of the country’s power shortages and growth challenges and will probably remain unchanged in the near term.

SA faces downgrade over debt - Moody's

2015-05-12 18:00

South Africa's credit rating could be downgraded if the government's commitment to fiscal consolidation and stabilising its debt falters, ratings agency Moody's says.

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