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Default judgement against Cyprus bank

It appears that the Marfin Popular Bank Public Limited Company (also known as the Laiki) may have failed to file a defence against an action heard in the High Court in London recently.

Moody’s downgrades three Cyprus banks again

Despite their efforts to raise fresh funds, Moody’s Investor Service has downgraded the three leading Cyprus bank ratings following Tuesday’s cut to ‘junk’ of the Cyprus sovereign ratings.

Marfin Popular Bank posts €2.5 billion loss on Greece

Earlier today the Island’s second largest lender, the Marfin Popular Bank, announced a record full-year net loss of €2.5 billion, hit by a write-down on its Greek sovereign debt holdings.

Fitch downgrades covered bonds of two Cyprus banks

The covered bonds of the Bank of Cyprus and the Marfin Popular Bank have been downgraded by Fitch Ratings following the downgrade of Cyprus’ sovereign rating and the subsequent downgrades of Marfin and BoC’s’ Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings.

Fitch downgrades three Cypriot banks

Fitch Ratings has downgraded three Cypriot banks by one notch saying that finding private capital to cover their capital needs until June will be “difficult”. Fitch downgraded the three banks to BB+ from BBB- with negative outlook.

Moody’s downgrades Marfin Bank covered bonds

Ratings agency Moody’s Investor Services has downgraded Marfin Popular Bank covered bonds and put the Bank of Cyprus covered bonds on review for downgrade. The actions follow Moody’s downgrade of Cyprus’ sovereign debt rating last week.

Cyprus’ top three banks downgraded by Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Services has downgraded the long-term deposit and debt ratings of the three largest Cypriot banks because of what it believes is the reduced ability of the country to support its large banking system.

Banks could face 1 billion Euro hit

Cypriot banks could take a hit of more than 1 billion Euros to shoulder their Greek bailout obligations, forcing them to raise capital and potentially deepening concerns over the Island’s own sovereign debt.

Moody’s downgrades Marfin and Bank of Cyprus

In the wake of yesterday’s announcement that Moody’s had downgraded Government bond ratings, the ratings agency has downgraded the deposit and debt ratings of the Marfin Popular Bank and the Bank of Cyprus.

Moody’s reviews Cyprus banks for possible downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service placed three Cypriot banks on review for a possible downgrade on Friday, citing heightened risks to the banks from their exposure to Greek debt.

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