Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings: Trump Policies Could Spark Global Economic Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Business

Canada would be one of the most-affected countries in a Trump-fueled crisis, credit rating agency says.

Oil Shock, Overvalued Homes Threaten Canada's Banks: Fitch

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Business

It's going to be a "challenging" year for Canada's banks.

Canadian Homes 20% Overvalued, Correction Coming: Fitch

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Business

Some parts of Canada have seen runaway house price growth so far this year, but Fitch ratings agency says all that is coming to an end soon. The ag...

Ontario's Credit Rating Takes A Hit

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fitch Ratings downgraded Ontario's long-term debt rating Friday, highlighting "risks" on the path to the Liberal government's target of bala...

Canadians' Debt Levels 'Unsustainable,' Fitch Ratings Warns

CBC | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Business

Canadian levels of consumer debt, especially mortgage debt, were termed “unsustainable” by ratings agency Fitch in a report that gives a negative ...

Apple, Samsung Headed For Decline, Report Warns

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Business

It's probably too soon to call Apple the new BlackBerry, but the fruit salad that is the smartphone industry is undergoing another shakeup. Apple a...

U.S. Brace For Possible Credit Downgrade

CP | Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government's AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade, citing t...

The Banks Most In Trouble If Canada’s Housing Bubble Pops

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Business

If Canada’s housing market experiences the price correction so many analysts and institutions expect, it won’t just hurt the homeowners who bought...

Fitch: Many European Countries Face Downgrade This Month

CP | Pan Pylas, The Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - A number of euro countries, including Italy, could see their credit ratings downgraded by the end of this month as they struggle to cope with...

How Canada's Solid-Gold Credit Rating Is Hurting Workers

CBC | Posted 03.07.2012 | Canada Business

It may not always feel like it in the real economy (more evidence came out Friday showing Canada's employment picture is far from rosy) but on a fisca...

And The Latest European Country To Be Downgraded Is..

CP | Barry Hatton, The Associated Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's efforts to climb out of its economic crisis suffered a double setback Thursday as its credit rating was downgraded to ju...

Aa3: Moody's Downgrades Japan's Debt

CP | Tomoko A. Hosaka, The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Moody's downgraded Japan's credit rating, citing the country's weak growth prospects, massive government debt and constant political uncertain...

SEC Reviewing S&P's Math On Downgrade

Bloomberg News | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission is scrutinizing the method Standard & Poor’s used to cut the U.S.’s credit rating and whether the firm prop...