Capital Intelligence RSS Feed http://www.ciratings.com/_rss/news.xml Capital Intelligence Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2568 GFH Financial Group’s Ratings Affirmed with a ‘Stable’ Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed GFH Financial Group's (GFH or the Bank) Long-Term Rating at 'BB' and the Short-Term Rating at 'B'. The Outlook for GFH's ratings remains 'Stable'. The ratings are supported by the Bank's successful implementation of its recent strategy to convert to a financial group, improved and satisfactory liquidity, low debt and leverage, and increased profitability at both the operating and net levels in H1 2017. 25 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2567 National Bank of Egypt’s Ratings Affirmed with a ‘Stable’ Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed National Bank of Egypt's (NBE) Long- and Short-Term Foreign Currency Ratings (FCRs) at 'B', with a 'Stable' Outlook. These ratings, which are constrained by CI Ratings' sovereign ratings for Egypt ('B'/'B'/'Stable'), denote significant credit risk – given that the Bank's capacity for timely fulfilment of financial obligations is vulnerable to adverse changes in internal or external circumstances. 25 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2566 Al Masraf’s Financial Strength Rating Raised; Other Ratings Affirmed Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has raised the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of UAE's Al Masraf to 'BBB+' from 'BBB'. The upgrade reflects the improvements in asset quality in recent periods, which CI Ratings believes are sustainable over the medium-term, as well as the moderately low non-performing loan (NPL) ratio and high loan-loss reserve (LLR) coverage, and effective NPL coverage ratios. 25 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2565 Komerční banka’s Ratings Affirmed with a ‘Stable’ Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, announced today that it has affirmed Komerční banka's (KB) Financial Strength Rating (FSR) at 'BBB+'. The Outlook for the rating remains 'Stable'. The FSR is supported by the Bank's established corporate and retail franchise, ample liquidity profile, with prudent loan to deposit ratio and broad low cost deposit base; and comfortable capital adequacy and strong capital to total assets ratio. 25 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2564 National Bank of Pakistan - Ratings Affirmed Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed the ratings of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan. 22 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2563 Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka (CSOB) - Ratings Affirmed, with a Stable Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, announced today that it has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB) at 'BBB+'. 18 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2562 Saman Bank - Ratings Affirmed; Outlook on FCR and FSR Revised to Stable Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed Saman Bank's (SB) Financial Strength Rating (FSR) at 'B'. 18 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2561 Export-Import Bank of Thailand Ratings Affirmed Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, announced today that it has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM) at 'BBB'. 15 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2560 Outlook for Commercial Bank International's Foreign Currency Rating Revised to Negative; Other Ratings Affirmed Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed the Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) of UAE's Commercial Bank International (CBI) at 'A-' and the Short-Term FCR at 'A3'. The Long-Term FCR, which represents a three-notch uplift from the Bank's Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of 'BBB-', is strongly underpinned by the substantial financial support from Qatar National Bank (QNB), one of the best-rated entities in the region (Long-Term FCR and FSR of 'AA-' assigned by CI Ratings). 14 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2559 Fransabank - Ratings Affirmed with a Stable Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, announced today that it has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of Fransabank (FB) at 'BB+', with a 'Stable' Outlook. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2558 Burgan Bank Turkey - Ratings Affirmed Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed the ratings of Burgan Bank A.Ş. (BBT) based in Istanbul, Turkey. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2557 National Bank of Egypt - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded National Bank of Egypt's (NBE) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-' following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2556 Banque du Caire - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Banque du Caire's (BdC) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-' following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2555 QNB ALAHLI - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded QNB ALAHLI's (QNB AA) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-', following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2554 Export Development Bank of Egypt - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Export Development Bank of Egypt's (EBE) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-', following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2553 Commercial International Bank - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Commercial International Bank's (CIB) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-', following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2552 Bank of Alexandria - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded following Egypt Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Bank of Alexandria's (BoA) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' (from 'B-') and affirmed its Short-Term FCR at 'B'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2551 Arab International Bank - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Arab International Bank's (AIB) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-', following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2550 Arab African International Bank - Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating Upgraded Following Sovereign Rating Action Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has upgraded Arab African International Bank's (AAIB) Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (FCR) to 'B' from 'B-', following CI Ratings' recent upgrade of Egypt's Sovereign Long-Term FCR to 'B' from 'B-'. 13 September 2017 Capital Intelligence http://www.ciratings.com/news/2017/09/26/2549 Riyad Bank - Ratings Affirmed, with a Stable Outlook Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI Ratings or CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has affirmed the ratings of Riyad Bank (RB), based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 12 September 2017 Capital Intelligence