Tuesday August 04, 2015
The US territory of Puerto Rico, deep in economic crisis, has defaulted on part of its $73-billion debt by missing a bond payment due on Monday, rating firm Moody's said.
Wednesday July 01, 2015
The Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers has agreed that there can be no further discussion of credit for Greece until after Sunday's referendum.
Thursday June 11, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Friday May 29, 2015
German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has corrected an interview with International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde in which she had been quoted as saying that a Greek exit from the euro zone was a "possibility".
Thursday May 14, 2015
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland is calling on the Government to double investment in Research, Development and Innovation to 3% of GDP by 2025.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
Credit agencies Standard & Poor's and Moody's said Australia's AAA rating with a stable outlook was not in danger after the government unveiled its budget, with deficits seen as moderate and declining.
Monday May 11, 2015
Moody's has upgraded some of its ratings for Permanent TSB.
Friday May 08, 2015
Moody's said the election victory for David Cameron might have implications for the UK's sovereign debt rating if it led to the country leaving the European Union.
Wednesday April 01, 2015
US private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, fresh signs that economic growth slowed significantly in the first quarter.
Monday March 02, 2015
Moody's has improved its outlook on the Irish banking sector for the first time in seven years.