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Risk of Cyprus default “material and rising”

Cyprus faces a “material and rising risk” of defaulting on its sovereign debt, especially if the euro zone and International Monetary Fund do not come up with aid, rating agency Standard & Poor’s said on Wednesday.

More junk piled on Cyprus by Standard & Poor’s

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services pushed Cyprus further into junk territory by lowering its long and short-term sovereign credit ratings by two notches to CCC+. The outlook is negative.

Hellenic Bank takes €99.5 million hit on Greek debt

Hot on the heels of the €1 billion loss reported by the Bank of Cyprus last week, the Hellenic Bank has posted a loss of €99.5 as a consequence of a 70 percent writedown on its Greek debt.

Bank of Cyprus takes a €1 billion hit on Greek debt

The Bank of Cyprus, the Island’s largest lender, posted a net loss of 1.01 billion Euros in its 2011 results on Tuesday after making a writedown totalling 1.32 billion Euros on its Greek sovereign debt holdings.

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