The year 2020 certainly was one of most unpleasant year for humanity. For us it was even more challenging to continue our work for transparent and independent credit ratings, since Continue ReadingOutlook 2021 – Wikirating updates 186 Country Ratings.
On June 20th 2010 I registered the domain ‘wikirating.org’ to build an open and transparent alternative solution to the “Big Three”, the dominant credit rating agencies Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Continue Reading10 Years ago
We are regularly checking and updating the list of known credit rating agencies (CRAs) (and organizations) in the world – this update now includes 120 (non-)for-profit corporates in 47 countries. Continue ReadingThe most complete List of Credit Rating Agencies
The main goal of the “Sovereign Wikirating Index” (SWI)  is to have a transparent, reasonable and comprehensive measure of the creditworthiness of a sovereign entity, which can be directly Continue ReadingWikirating updates 181 Sovereign Credit Ratings
This blog article summarizes Chapter 4 of The Failure of Financial Regulation by A. Hira, N. J. Gaillard and T. H. Cohn (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, May 2019 In this Continue ReadingHow and Why Moral Hazard Has Distorted Financial Regulation
Credit rating agencies have historically failed to anticipate the public debt crises in rich countries. This Wikirating blog article describes how Moody’s sovereign rating methodology has been modified in the Continue ReadingHow Moody’s has drawn the lessons from the Eurozone debt crisis
Last week Roland Berger announced that he did not received the needed funds to found an European rating agency (see http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-15/roland-berger-is-short-on-ratings-agency-startup-cash-ftd-says.html). Did you wondered why? Why are the investors not Continue ReadingWhy an European Agency cannot be founded
After the going live of Wikirating in October and some articles about our project in few blogs and online newspapers, we have received many reactions and comments. This is absolutely Continue ReadingWikirating is taking off