Every Country deserves an unbiased Sustainable Credit Rating

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Our planet is on fire – the environmental protection and the sustainable usage of our global resources are one of the most urgent topics humanity has to solve. Unfortunately, most Continue ReadingEvery Country deserves an unbiased Sustainable Credit Rating

Outlook 2021 – Wikirating updates 186 Country Ratings.

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.

How the leading European rating agency distinguishes itself from the US rating agencies

Scope seeks to establish itself as the Europe an alternative to the traditional US agencies in the highly concentrated credit ratings industry. On the sovereign ratings end, it does this Continue ReadingHow the leading European rating agency distinguishes itself from the US rating agencies

List of Countries by Credit Rating – Now a pure European Rating Agency is included

Starting from June 26th, 2020, Wikirating is including in the list of countries by credit rating also the sovereign credit ratings from Scope Ratings – beside S&P, Moody’s and Fitch. Continue ReadingList of Countries by Credit Rating – Now a pure European Rating Agency is included

10 Years ago

First draft of Wikirating site (July 2010)

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

Wikirating updates 181 Sovereign Credit Ratings

The main goal of the “Sovereign Wikirating Index” (SWI) [1] 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

How Moody’s has drawn the lessons from the Eurozone debt crisis

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