S&P Debt Ratings

November 13, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

With all the recent clamouring over sovereign debt and credit ratings for government issued bonds around the world, Centives thought it prudent to let you know more about one aspect to the debate. The rating downgrade for US treasury bonds and other countries shook many investors and though it happened a while ago, it is important to understand what all the jargon behind the ratings means as well as how Standard and Poors categorizes countries. Succinct articles of this sort are quite helpful, check it out.