Current Hong Kong credit ratings, according to main rating agencies.

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Rating Agency Rating Outlook Last Update Action
Standard & Poor's AA+ - 22 Sep 2017 rating downgrade
Moody's Investors Service Aa2 - 24 May 2017 rating downgrade
Fitch Ratings AA+ - 25 Nov 2010 rating upgrade
DBRS - -

Hong Kong Credit Ratings: Long-term Rating Scales Comparison

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Grade S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS Description
Investment AAA Aaa AAA AAA Prime
AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA(high) High Medium Grade
AA Aa2 AA AA
AA- Aa3 AA- AA(low)
A+ A1 A+ A(high) Upper Medium Grade
A A2 A A
A- A3 A- A(low)
BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ BBB(high) Lower Medium Grade
BBB Baa2 BBB BBB
BBB- Baa3 BBB- BBB(low)
Speculative BB+ Ba1 BB+ BB(high) Speculative
BB Ba2 BB BB
BB- Ba3 BB- BB(low)
B+ B1 B+ B(high) Highly Speculative
B B2 B B
B- B3 B- B(low)
CCC+ Caa1 CCC+ CCC(high) Substantial Risk
CCC Caa2 CCC CCC
CCC- Caa3 CCC- CCC(low)
CC Ca CC CC Extremely Speculative
C Ca C C
RD C RD RD In Default
SD / SD SD
D / D D

Hong Kong Credit Ratings historical data

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Timetable of Hong Kong credit ratings by S&P, Moody's, Fitch and DBRS agencies.

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Date S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS
22 Sep 2017 AA+
24 May 2017 Aa2
31 Mar 2016 AAA
12 Mar 2016 Aa1
16 Apr 2013 Aa1
16 Dec 2010 AAA
25 Nov 2010 AA+
10 Nov 2010 Aa1
8 Nov 2009 Aa2
31 Jul 2008 AA+
26 Sep 2007 Aa2
26 Jul 2007 AA
12 Jul 2007 AA
26 Sep 2006 Aa3
27 Jul 2006 AA
24 Jul 2006 AA-
6 Jul 2006 A1
18 Apr 2006 AA-
19 Jul 2005 AA-
3 May 2005 A+
16 May 2004 AA-
15 Oct 2003 A1
24 Apr 2003 AA-
25 Jun 2001 AA-
15 Feb 2001 A3
8 Feb 2001 A+
5 May 2000 A3
6 Dec 1999 A
31 Aug 1998 A
22 Jun 1998 A+
19 Feb 1998 A3
14 May 1997 A+
9 Aug 1995 A+
13 Feb 1995 A
10 Aug 1994 AA-
7 Sep 1993 A
7 Dec 1992 A
4 Dec 1992 A
12 Feb 1990 A
9 Feb 1990 A
8 Nov 1989 A3
26 Jun 1989 A+
9 Nov 1988 A2
23 Oct 1988 A+

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