Eighty years since assembly of legendary Soviet monument at 1937 World’s Fair in ParisSociety & Culture May 25, 8:15
Putin receives message clarifying intentions of new South Korean presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 7:47
Forest fires raging on over 8,000 hectares in Russia’s Far East and SiberiaWorld May 25, 6:44
Ukraine’s Savchenko says wants to run for president in 2019World May 25, 3:38
Putin venerates St Nicholas's relics in Cathedral of the SaviorSociety & Culture May 24, 21:53
Putin points out Russia’s good relations with EgyptRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 21:30
Ukraine names conditions for Minsk accords' political part implementationWorld May 24, 20:44
Blaze-stricken Siberian areas expecting downpours that may quash firesSociety & Culture May 24, 19:45
Contact Group on Ukraine proposes more areas of disengagementWorld May 24, 19:39
MOSCOW, September 21. /TASS/. International rating agency Standard&Poor's (S&P) has changes its outlook on ratings of 16 Russian companies from "negative" to "stable," the agency said in a press release.
The list includes such companies as NLMK, Novatek, Gazprom, Russian Railways, Transneft, Lukoil, Rostelecom, Mosenergo, MTS, United Energy Company, Sovcomflot, Magnit, FPC, Rosseti, Severstal.
The agency also confirmed the companies’ credit rating in national currency at "BB+" expect for Transneft, Lukoil, Gazprom, Russian Railway, NLMK and Severstal. Their rating was confirmed at "BBB-".
The rating in foreign currency of most of the companies was confirmed at "BB+". The agency confirmed foreign currency credit rating of Lukoil, NLMK and Severstal at "BBB-".
The change in the companies’ ratings followed the raise of Russia’s sovereign credit rating to "stable" from "negative," S&P said in the press release.