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 Published 20.05.2015

Less bailout backing bangs bank ratings

Finance: Credit scores for BIL and several other Benelux banks took a minor hit after a big ratings agency said it expects less state support should European banks run into financial straights. One ... arrow

 Published 19.01.2015

“Outperforming the ‘AAA’ median”

Public finance: Fitch affirmed its highest credit rating on Luxembourg’s debt and forecast the country’s economy will grow more than 2% this year and next. One of the world’s largest credit ... arrow

 Published 21.07.2014

Luxembourg keeps AAA grade

Sovereign debt: The Grand Duchy’s public debt has received top marks from Fitch, one of the world’s main credit ratings agencies. One of the world’s three largest government debt ratings ... arrow

 Published 31.07.2013

GD still AAA

Sovereign debt: Moody’s has once again confirmed that Luxembourg’s government holds its highest credit rating, but said the country’s financial sector is both a blessing and a curse. One of the three ... arrow

 Published 03.12.2012

Rescue fund downgraded

Sovereign debt: One of the three main global rating agencies has cut the top-notch credit score of Luxembourg’s two euro zone bailout funds. Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit ... arrow

 Published 21.11.2012

EIB critiqued over Greece

Euro zone: The EU’s Luxembourg-based economic development bank has been accused by Brussels of “dragging its feet” on dispersing funds meant to help revive the Greek economy. About €2 billion in ... arrow

 Published 10.10.2012

Euro fund launches

Economy: Europe’s permanent bailout fund officially got off the ground during a summit in Luxembourg this week. The European Stability Mechanism formally launched and held its inaugural board meeting ... arrow

 Published 26.09.2012

Luxembourg, EIB keep top grade

Finance: The Grand Duchy and the EU’s Kirchberg-based economic development bank have retained AAA ratings following a major credit agency’s annual health checkups. Fitch Ratings affirmed ... arrow

 Published 04.09.2012

Fitch: more flagship funds

Finance: One of the world’s main credit ratings agencies has critiqued the lack of large-scale cross-border European funds. “Fitch Ratings believes that having large, well-established funds is ... arrow

 Published 21.08.2012

EIB still AAA for Moody’s

Euro zone: One of the major global credit agencies confirmed its top-notch rating on the Kirchberg-based European Investment Bank on Monday. Moody’s Investors Service said it had completed its ... arrow

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