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Synonyms for downgrade

demote

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Synonyms for downgrade

a sudden drop to a lower condition or status

to lower in rank or grade

to lower in character or quality

to become or make less in price or value

Antonyms for downgrade

the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends

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rate lower

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Adjusted Baseline Credit Assessment, Downgraded to baa2 from baa1; Placed Under Review for further Downgrade
Today's actions follow the downgrade on 26 February 2016 of the Government of Oman's bond rating to A3 from A1 with review for further downgrade.
Moody's noted that this downgrade reflected the weakened capacity of the South African Government to support these institutions should they need it.
C.I.B.'s credit downgrade meanwhile was attributed to the bank's reliance of Egyptian sovereign debt at a time when the country is experiencing difficult economic circumstances.
"Given the close economic, financial and institutional linkages between the UK Government and local authorities, any downgrade in the UK Sovereign rating will almost inevitably be accompanied by a downgrade in rated local authorities including Birmingham.
downgrade and a possible Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac downgrade would be higher mortgage rates.
The off-shore banks are Arab Banking Corp (ABC, Baa3 review for downgrade; D+/Ba1 review for downgrade), Gulf International Bank (GIB, A3 review for downgrade; D+/Ba1 review for downgrade), Investcorp Bank (Ba2 negative; D/Ba2 negative), and United Gulf Bank (UGB, Ba1 negative; D-/Ba3 negative), according to the report.
Microsoft officials confirm that the firm and its partners are going to allow Windows 7 users to downgrade not just to Windows Vista, but also to Windows XP.
This is the second earnings downgrade. One major reason is poor earnings at NEC Electronics.
2, 2003, and Classes B-3, B-5 and B-6 were placed on review for possible downgrade at that time.
The Telereal Secured Finance Plc bonds and the downgraded Telereal Securitisation plc bonds are credit-linked, with the rating actions mirroring the downgrade of BT.
Moody's Investors Service, has today placed the baa3 adjusted baseline credit assessment (BCA) and Baa2 long-term deposit rating of United Arab Bank PJSC (UAB) under review for downgrade. Moody's has also placed the baa3 adjusted BCA of National Bank of Oman Limited (SAOG) (NBO) under review for downgrade, and extended the current review for downgrade on the bank's Baa1 long-term deposit rating.
These actions follow the weakening of Belarus's credit profile, as reflected by Moody's decision to downgrade Belarus's sovereign bond rating to Caa1 (negative outlook) from B3 on 17 April 2015.
The agency made a one-notch downgrade of the long-term ratings of four banks, and they were placed on review for further downgrade.
Amr Hassanein, president of the Middle East Rating and Investors Service (MERIS), stated that Standard & Poor's (S&P) will also soon downgrade the credit rating of individual banks operating on the Egyptian market, just days after downgrading the country's credit rating itself.