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This nifty table from the CBA has a heap of information about the Australian economy

Now here’s a great resource for anyone involved in Australian financial markets. From the Commonwealth Bank, it shows a wide variety of economic, political, demographic and fiscal information about Australia and its states and territories. Something definitely worth bookmarking for the future. (Note the CoreLogic dwelling price figure for Australia […]
This nifty table from the CBA has a heap of information about the Australian economy
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Everything you need to know about Australia’s credit ratings, and why they matter

A new report has highlighted room for improvement in Australian credit ratings agencies, including potential conflicts of interest, overseas staff producing credit ratings, and failures to meet compliance standards. Having effective credit ratings agencies is vital for Australia, as they assess the creditworthiness of governments, corporations, banks and other entities […]
Everything you need to know about Australia’s credit ratings, and why they matter
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The credit ratings for countries in the Asia Pacific, in one chart

This chart from Moody’s Investor Services shows the sovereign credit ratings of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Debt issued by 14 nations is currently deemed to be of investment grade by Moody’s — including the highest rating of Aaa for Australia, New Zealand and Singapore — while 10 are rated […]
The credit ratings for countries in the Asia Pacific, in one chart
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The credit ratings for 137 countries around the world

If you’ve ever wondered how your countries creditworthiness compares to others, look no further. From Moody’s Investor Services, this chart shows the sovereign credit rating for every country the group monitors. The further out a nation sits from the centre, the more creditworthy Moody’s deems it to be. Those in […]
The credit ratings for 137 countries around the world
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CHART: Governments around the world are becoming less creditworthy

Countries around the world are less creditworthy than what they once were thanks to lingering effects of the global financial crisis such as slower economic growth and, in response, a sharp increase in government debt. And, on current trends, the perceived deterioration in sovereign credit quality may continue for some […]
CHART: Governments around the world are becoming less creditworthy
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The credit rating for every country in the world

Here’s the current long-term credit rating of every nation covered by Moody’s Investor Services. It even includes which ratings are on positive watch, laying the foundation for a potential upgrade, and those on negative watch, signaling a potential downgrade in the period ahead. Investment grade debt ranges from Aaa all […]
The credit rating for every country in the world