Ranking organization Standard & Poor's slash the ranking for Bank of Ireland's secondary bonds to beginning BB- to D yesterday.
It denotes that the organization considers that the bonds are efficiently in defaulting subsequent to the bank presented to acquire them back at approximately half their face value.
Yesterday, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), the U.S. financial service provider, reported that it would be taking away its long-term credit rating from AA to AA- on the sovereign debt of the Republic of Ireland by one notch, ending the Government’s attempts to decrease its borrowing, and ultimately the budget deficit.
The AAA sovereign credit card rating of Britain has been declared by Standard & Poor's. The rating agency has also stated that regarding the budget concerns, the prediction were to be termed as "negative" while the matter of the nation's budget is not getting enough attention by the Government, as sufficient measures are not being opted by for lessening the budget scarcity.