Home Capital Was Hours Away From Collapse: Report

HuffPost Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.15.2017 | Canada Business

A collapse could damage Canada's mortgage market.

Moody's Downgrades Canada's Big Six Banks Over Consumer Debt Worries

HuffPost Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.11.2017 | Canada Business

"Continued growth in Canadian consumer debt and elevated housing prices leaves consumers, and Canadian banks, more vulnerable to downside risks."

Moody's Says Canadian Housing OK As It's Sued Over U.S. Bubble

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Business

When Moody's talks real estate, take it with a grain of salt.

Canada's Banks Would Lose Billions In A Housing Crash: Moody's

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Business

But it wouldn't exactly be a repeat of the U.S.'s housing bubble.

Scotiabank Downgraded On Credit Cards, Auto Loans

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2017 | Canada Business

Moody's said Scotiabank's moves "signal a fundamental shift away from the bank's traditionally low risk appetite."

Moody's Downgrades Postmedia Rating, Cites 'Lack Of Confidence'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business

"Postmedia's results following its April 2015 acquisition of the Sun Media assets have been worse than we expected."

Alberta's Credit Outlook Adjusted To Negative From Stable

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Alberta

"They have affirmed our triple-A credit rating, so that is great."

Trouble Coming For Canada's Banks, Moody's Says

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Moody's Investors Service says the impact of low oil prices on the consumer loan books of Canadian banks is likely to start showing when ...

Moody's, The Economist Warn Of 'Scarily Overpriced' Canadian Housing

CBC | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business

Ratings agency Moody's and magazine The Economist are sounding the alarm about rising consumer debt loads in Canada and some housing markets that are ...

Canada's Banking System Downgraded

CP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO _ Moody's Investor Services is lowering its outlook for the Canadian banking system to negative from stable due to lower government support fo...

Ontario's Debt and Deficits Will Only Get Worse

Sean Speer | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Sean Speer

The results do not bode well for Ontario. Provincial debt amounts to 237.7 per cent of revenue -- the highest ratio amongst the provinces. In other words, the total debt accumulated by the Ontario government represents almost two and a half years of revenues. Ontario's ratio is much higher than Quebec, the second most indebted province (189.5 per cent) on this metric.

This Is Almost Legitimate Currency

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian Tire money is so well accepted among retailers that you could almost consider it an unofficial currency, says a report from Moody's Investors...

Not Even Verizon Can Break Big Three's Oligopoly: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Business

In the great wireless war, there are those who believe allowing Verizon into Canada would threaten Canadian jobs and introduce a misbehaving corporate...

Clark's B.C. Budget Claims Fact-Checked

CBC | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark repeated claims today that international bond rating agencies verified her last budget as balanced and are concerned...

Bad News For 6 Canadian Financial Institutions

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Five big Canadian banks and a credit union were downgraded Monday by Moody's rating agency, which believes they will be more vulnerable than...

We're Still Triple-A!

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada gets to keep its triple-A rating from Moody's Investors Service.The New York-based agency said Thursday Canada's economic performance...

Even German Banks Are Being Downgraded Now

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

BERLIN - Moody's rating agency has downgraded seven banks in Germany, citing risks from the eurozone debt crisis and prospects of weaker global econom...

Moody's Downgrades Ontario

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ontario's minority Liberal government is downplaying a decision by Moody's Investors Service to downgrade the province's debt rating, citing...

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...

Moody's Downgrades 9 Portuguese Banks

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Business

LISBON, Portugal - Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded nine Portuguese banks, citing their exposure to government debt and a weak economic growth ou...

Moody's Downgrades 8 Greek Banks By 2 Notches

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - Moody's downgraded eight Greek banks Friday, citing their exposure to their government's bonds and the deteriorating economic situati...

Moody's Suggests Two Canadian Banks 'Too Big To Fail'

Bloomberg | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto- Dominion Bank, the two largest Canadian lenders, have traits that may make them "systemically important" because of ...

Moody's Slashes Greek Debt Rating, Warns Default All But Certain

CP | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada Politics

ATHENS, Greece - Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings by a further three notches Monday and warned that it is almost inevitable the country will be considered to be in default following last week's new bailout package.

The agency said the new EU package of measures implies "substantial" losses for private creditors. As a result, it cut its rating on Greece by three notches to Ca -- one above what it considers a default rating.