Ratings agencies

Of all the dogs that failed to bark when the financial crisis loomed, credit rating agencies (CRAs) were the most notorious. Nicholas Kochan reports on the measures being introduced by global financial centres and regulators to improve their reliability and transparency. Tight regulation for credit ratings agencies (CRAs) is now …

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The streets of the UK are paved in gold. Its fields are paved with rich pickings. These illusory images of life in Britain are sold to the citizens of some of China’s more remote parts in an effort to persuade them to part with unimaginably large sums of money. Some …