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Jun 23, 2014

US factory growth hits four-year high; Eurozone recovery 'losing momentum' - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest events in business and finance, Latest: US factories are "booming" as PMI hits four-year high French private sector suffers another drop in output ... Chinese manufacturers report rising new orders 5.04pm BST Time to wr... #ASOS #China #FTSE #Europe

Jun 13, 2014

S&P restores UK credit rating to AAA/stable business live

S&P lifts negative outlook on UK AAA rating Reaction: good news for George Osborne In other news: Markets hit by prospect of early rate rise Fitch leaves UK credit rating unchanged 7.25pm BST I mentioned earlier today that László Andor, European Comm... #United Kingdom #Global Insight #George Osborne #IHS Inc. #Bulgaria #Europe

Jun 23, 2014

Fitch cuts Tesco rating on price war at home and 'headwinds' abroad

Credit rating agency's decision is a fresh blow to Philip Clarke's turnaround plans for the supermarket Philip Clarke's turnaround of Tesco was dealt a fresh blow on Monday when Fitch cut its credit rating on the supermarket, citing trouble in store ... #Philip Clarke #Moody's

Jul 08, 2014

BBB Urges Public to Aid Advocacy Charities, But Advises Caution When Choosing a Cause

You may be interested in giving to a charity fighting for a cause you hold near and dear, but the Better Businesses Bureau urges caution as some organizations may not be exactly what you think them to be... #Philip Clarke #Moody's

Jul 02, 2014

NTMA completes bond swap and buy-back to smooth funding

THE state’s debt management agency completed a bond swap and buy-back aimed at cutting the cost of servicing the national debt. The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) bought just under €1.08bn worth of a 4.6pc 2016 Treasury Bond on an outrigh... #Morgan Stanley #United States Department of the Treasury

Jul 05, 2014

Fitch Affirms Bulgaria at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' and its Long-term local currency IDR at 'BBB'. The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BBB+' and the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'F3', acc... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jun 13, 2014

P.F. Chang's, AT&T security breaches: BBB warns to monitor financial data

If you have done business with either in recent months, check your credit card statements, bank statements, and with the national credit reporting agencies, advises the Better Business Bureau... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jul 03, 2014

S&P: Bank Turbulence Will Not Affect Bulgaria's Debt Rating

Developments in Bulgaria's banking sector will not affect sovereign debt rating of the country, agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) says. The announcement comes after S&P decided to cut the credit rating of Bulgaria by one notch lowering it to BBB- in mid... #Standard & Poor's #Bulgaria #Commercial Bank

Jul 02, 2014

NTMA offers buyback with aim to reduce €10bn 2016 bond

The NTMA is seeking to cut the size of a €10.2bn bond due to mature in 2016 by offering investors a chance to sell back their notes or switch into longer-maturity bonds. The National Treasury Management Agency offered outright buyback terms for the 4... #Standard & Poor's #Bulgaria #Commercial Bank

Jun 24, 2014

BBB Says Don't Trust the Caller ID, Warns Scammers May Utilize this Technology

The Better Business Bureau is warning people to be wary of possible scam callers, even if the caller ID says the number is local or belongs to a local business you trust... #Standard & Poor's #Bulgaria #Commercial Bank