Thursday October 19, 2017 08:30

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases

Photo Release: SCB to finance ZTE project in Thailand Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Continuing its commitment to supporting Chinese business ventures in Thailand, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) was recently selected as a strategic partner to provide financing support to ZTE(Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Chinese telecommunications and

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader as Thailands first credit card company to endorse the E-Coupon strategy for points redemption in mobile phone apps. Stcoks—17 Oct 17

KTC pinpoints as a Digital Age Leader and reforms the typical reward points redemption method with the release of the E-Coupon feature on the "TapKTC" mobile application. Members can now redeem points through their phones for the first time in Thailand's

HSBC APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKETS IN THAILAND Stcoks—16 Oct 17

HSBC has announced the appointment of Sudaphan Thaveethamsathit as Head of Global Markets for Thailand. Ms. Sudaphan succeeds Guy Dickinson who will take up a new post as HSBC's Head of Global Markets for Australia. With over two decades of experience in

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Gives Scholarships under Caring for the Community Scheme in the Stcoks—16 Oct 17

Mrs. Wantana Mongkolsri (back row, center), Senior Executive Vice President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), has recently awarded 16 scholarships worth 235,000 baht in the "Caring for the Community" CSR project implemented under the

TBANK achieves strong performance in all business areas, driven by customer centricity and improved Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Thanachart Bank Public Company Limited reported strong third quarter results in 2017 with continuous improvement across all of its core businesses. Profit grew for an 11th consecutive quarter. "Our performance this quarter reaffirms Thanachart Bank

MTG CUSA Trust Repo Series No.1 Prime RMBS Assigned Rating Stcoks—18 Oct 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'AAA (sf)' rating to the class A prime residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issued by Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd. as trustee of MTG CUSA Trust Repo

China Merchants Bank#s Proposed Additional Tier-1 Offshore Preference Shares Assigned #BB-# Stcoks—18 Oct 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'BB-' foreign currency long-term issue rating to a proposed issuance of additional Tier-1 (AT1) non-cumulative offshore preference shares by China Merchants Bank

Salini Impregilo Proposed Senior Unsecured Notes Assigned #BB+# Issue Rating And #4# Recovery Stcoks—18 Oct 17

MILAN (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today that it has assigned its 'BB+' issue rating to the proposed about €400 million senior unsecured notes due in 2024 to be issued by Italian construction company Salini

Outlook On Formosa Plastics Group Core Units Revised To Positive On Decreasing Debt #BBB+# Ratings Stcoks—18 Oct 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today it had revised the outlook to positive from stable on its long-term corporate credit ratings on the four core companies of the Formosa Plastics group (FP group)--Formosa

Australian Technology Innovators Pty Ltd. And Its First-Lien Loan Rated #B#; Outlook Stcoks—18 Oct 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had assigned its 'B' long-term issuer credit rating to Australian Technology Innovators Pty Ltd. (ATI), the combined entity of InfoTrack Group Pty Ltd. and LEAP

Pepper Residential Securities Trust No.15 Class A1-s2 Notes Rating Three Classes Stcoks—18 Oct 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today withdrew its 'A-1+ (sf)' rating on the class A1-s2 notes of nonconforming residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issued by Permanent Custodians Ltd. as trustee of

Driver Australia Three Trust Class B Notes Rating Driver Australia Two And Three Notes Stcoks—18 Oct 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today raised its rating on the class B notes issued by Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd. as trustee for the Driver Australia Three Trust. At the same time, we affirmed our ratings on

Fitch Affirms Thailand#s TASCO at #A-(tha)#; Stable Outlook Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited's (TASCO) National Long-Term Rating at 'A-(tha)' and National Short-Term Rating at 'F2(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Strong Credit Metrics: Fitch expects

Fifth Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week 30 October to 3 November 2017, Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week will be convened by ESCAP in Bangkok from 30 October to 3 November, bringing together ministers, senior government officials and key stakeholders to discuss critical issues around trade and investment policy making

2016 Poverty Rate in Mongolia Estimated at 29.6 Percent Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, October 17, 2017 - The National Statistical Office (NSO) of Mongolia today presented the outcomes of the poverty estimation outcomes in a seminar entitled "Poverty Situation - 2016" organized jointly with the World Bank. The two

Intergenerational Mobility Improves in Latin America and the Caribbean Stcoks—18 Oct 17

WASHINGTON, October 17, 2017 – Economic mobility across generations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has improved as people are now more educated than their parents, but the poorest are still the most likely to remain the least educated,

Fiji Issues First Developing Country Green Bond, Raising $50 Million for Climate Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Washington, D.C., October 17, 2017 — Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond, raising 100 million Fijian dollars, or US$50 million, to support climate change mitigation and adaption. Home to over 870,000 people,

World Bank Urges Action to Break the Cycle of Poverty from Generation to Stcoks—18 Oct 17

WASHINGTON, October 17, 2017 — The social status of one's parents is as influential today as it was 50 years ago in determining a person's future, according to early findings from an upcoming World Bank report, Fair Progress? Educational Mobility

IMF Reaches Staff-level Agreement with Guinea Stcoks—18 Oct 17

- IMF staff and Guinean authorities have reached a staff-level agreement on a program of economic policies and reforms that could be supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement. - The program will support Guinea's 2016–20 National

Florida State Board of Education 2017C Public Education Capital Outlay Refunding Bonds Rated Stcoks—18 Oct 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' long-term rating and stable outlook to Florida State Board of Education's public education capital outlay (PECO) refunding bonds, 2017 series C, issued for the

Lakewood, NJ General Obligation Debt Outlook Revised To Stable From Positive On Adequate Stcoks—18 Oct 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings' revised its outlook to stable from positive on Lakewood, N.J.'s general obligation (GO) bonds outstanding. At the same time, S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'A+' rating, with a

FMSbonds Inc. Series 2015-XF2190 Bond Ratings Reinstated Stcoks—18 Oct 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings corrected by reinstating its 'AA/A-1' and 'AA' ratings on FMSbonds Inc.'s series 2015-XF2190 tender option bond, trust puttable floating-rate receipts (floaters) and inverse

Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. #A-# Ratings Outlook Stable Stcoks—17 Oct 17

TAIPEI (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today it had affirmed its 'A-' long-term issuer credit rating and financial strength rating on Taiwan-based Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. The rating outlook is stable. "We

German Insurer Nuernberger Insurance Group #A-# Ratings Affirmed, Then Withdrawn At Company#s Stcoks—17 Oct 17

FRANKFURT (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'A-' long-term insurer financial strength and counterparty credit ratings on Nuernberger Lebensversicherung AG and Nuernberger Allgemeine Versicherungs-AG, the

San Francisco Redevelopment Authority And Successor Agency Various Ratings Raised One Notch On Stcoks—17 Oct 17

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating to 'AA' from 'AA-' on the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency's (RDA) senior-lien revenue obligations, issued for the merged project areas, and its

Ratings On Lodging Group Accor On Watch Developing Following Potential Mantra Acquisition And Stcoks—17 Oct 17

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has placed its 'BBB-/A-3' long- and short-term corporate credit ratings on Accor S.A. on CreditWatch with developing implications. We also placed our 'BBB-' issue rating

China General Nuclear Power Guaranteed Notes Downgraded To #BBB+# And Taken Off UCO On Updated Stcoks—17 Oct 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Oct. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today that it has reviewed its senior unsecured issue-level ratings for China General Nuclear Power Corp. (CGNPC) that were labeled as "under criteria observation" (UCO) after