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Credit Rating Reports
Bank Rating Reports
Annual in-depth qualitative and quantitative studies of specific financial institutions. Qualitative aspects include ownership and support, the market environment, and operational and business development strategies. This information provides context for CI's in-depth financial analysis, which focuses on asset quality, liquidity, capital adequacy and profitability. Bank rating reports include an institution's credit ratings and outlook, as well as spreadsheets and financial ratios covering the most recent four years' operating results. Bank rating reports include an appraisal of its positive and negative factors and an overall assessment of its financial performance, confition and prospects.
Rating reports produced without the participation of the rated entity using publicly available information. The ratings symbols in these reports appear in lower case (e.g. aaa/a1), but the same analytical methodologies and ratings definitions apply. Rating Assessments are published as a service to counterparties and investors.
Country Banking Reports
Annual comprehensive evaluation of each national banking market. Country banking reports contain a detailed analysis of economic, political and operating environment factors. Country banking reports also include in-depth discussions on the prevailing supervisory and regulatory regime as well as accounting standards practised in each national market.
Corporate Rating Reports
An in-depth study of a corporate's financial and non-financial profile. Financial analysis covers factors such as cash flow, debt profile, leverage, and earnings. Non-financial aspects include operations, management, strategies and prospects as well as industry dynamics.
Bond other Debt and Sukuk (Islamic bond) Rating Reports
A detailed credit assessment of a specific issue/instrument and a study of the financial and non-financial profile of the issuer. [Sukuk is an Islamic financial instrument whereby the issuer obligates itself to make contractual payments (in the form of income, mark-up or rent) to investors in addition to the principal sum invested].
Sovereign Rating Reports
An assessment of a government's ability and willingness to fulfil its local and foreign currency obligations in a timely manner. Central to this assessment is an analysis of the main determinants of public debt dynamics (e.g. economic growth, fiscal stance), the country's capacity for generating foreign exchange from domestic factors of production, its ability to attract the means for debt servicing from external sources, and the soundness of fiscal, monetary and exchange rate management.