Date: 3 days ago   Category: Economy

Moody’s upgraded the ratings of 12 Russian companies — Rambler News Service


Photo: the International Moody's Investors Service after increase in sovereign credit rating of Russia upgraded for globallookpress.com the ratings of 12 Russian companies from Baa3 level to Baa2 level, it is told in materials of the agency. The forecast for ratings is also revised from positive to stable. In particular, the agency upgraded the ratings of ALROSA, Gazprom, Gazprom Neft, Lukoil, MMK, NLMK, Norilsk Nickel, Novatek, Severstal, the Russian Railway and Transneft and FPK. In addition, the agency also assigned score of Baa3 to four Russian companies — Atomenergoprom, Rosseti, RusHydro and FGC UES. The forecast for the ratings of these companies — "stable". On February 9 the international Moody's Investors Service upgraded the sovereign credit rating of Russia to "Vaa3" with the "stable" forecast. It is specified in the message of the agency that increase in rating is connected with strengthening of financial performance of the country which will help Russia to resist to new possible sanctions of the USA. In February, 2018 to the investment level (BBB-) upgraded the rating of Russia S&P, in August of the same year confirmed rating at the level of VVV-the Fitch agency.

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