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Industry
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Jan. 29, 2008
Affirmed Ap/Stable on senior debts of Toyo Ink Mfg.
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Nagoya Railroad
Assigned A-/Stable to senior debts of Mori Building
Jan. 28, 2008
Assigned preliminary BBB to shelf registration of OMC Card
Affirmed A/Stable and J-1 on Tokyo Leasing
Affirmed A+/Negative and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Aeon Credit Service
Jan. 25, 2008
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on bonds and CP of Nisshin Oillio Group
JCR Affirms A+/AA- (FC/LC) on Daejeon City; Outlook Positive
JCR Affirmed A+ Ratings on Bonds of Daejeon Riverside Expressway Funding
Affirms A+p/AA-p (FC/LC) ratings on Korea Development Bank
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Asahi Fire & Marine Insurance
Upgraded Aeon Kyushu to A/Stable and J-1
JCR Affirmed A+/AA- (FC/LC) Ratings on KEPCO
Jan. 24, 2008
Affirmed BBB+/Stable and J-2 on sr.debts and CP of Tohcello
Assigned preliminary #BB/Negative to shelf registration of NIS Group
Assigned A+ to bonds of Meiji Seika
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Metro
Affirmed A/Stable on sr.debts of Japan Net Bank
Jan. 23, 2008
Affirmed AA for Canon Marketing Japan; Revised outlook to Positive
Assigned pre.A+; Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on Meiji Seika Kaisha
Assigned pre. BBB-; Affirmed BBB-/Stable for Japan Airlines Corporation
Assigned pre. BBB-; Affirmed BBB-/Stable for Japan Airlines Corporation
Jan. 22, 2008
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Itochu Enex
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Iino Kaiun Kaisha
Affirmed BBB-/Stable and J-2 on sr.debts and CP of Anabuki Construction
Removed CM and upgraded Simplex Investment Advisors to BBB+/Stable
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Sinanen
Jan. 21, 2008
Assigned A+ to subordinated bonds of Mizuho Bank
Affirmed AA+/Stable on senior debts of Seven-Eleven Japan
Jan. 18, 2008
Assigned A- to Samurai bonds of Hyundai Capital Services
Assigned pre.A, Affirmed A for Sumitomo Heavy Industries; outlook revised to Positive
Assigned AA to bonds of Nippon Steel
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of GEO Corporation
Assigned AA- to bonds of Mizuho Corporate Bank
Jan. 17, 2008
Assigns "A" Ratings to Renault's Samurai Bond
Affirmed BBB for Nakayama Steel Works; Revised outlook to Stable
Assigned AA- to bonds of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Assigned AA to bonds of Oriental Land
Assigned A- to bonds of Fuji Electric Holdings
Assigned BBB+/Stable to senior debts of Shinsho Corporation
Assigned BBB/Stable to senior debts of Mikuni Corporation
Assigned AA- to bonds of Sumitomo Metal Industries
Assigned J-1 to Aso Shoji Bills Receivable ABL08-01
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kansai Electric Power Company
Jan. 16, 2008
Affirmed AA/Stable and J-1+ on sr.debts and CP of Bridgestone
Affirmed A/Stable on senior debts of Wakkanai Shinkin Bank
Affirms AAp rating on National Australia Bank
Withdrawn J-1 rating on CP of Matsumotokiyoshi
Assigned J-1 rating to CP program of Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings
Affirmed AA-/Stable on senior debts of NGK Spark Plug
Affirmed AA-/Stable and AA- on sr.debts and bonds of Tokai Rubber Industries
Jan. 15, 2008
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of THK
Upgraded sr.debts of Nippon Yakin Kogyo to BBB/Stable from BBB-/Positive
Upgraded senior debts of TCM to BBB+/Stable from BBB/Stable
Affirms AA Rating on Pohjolan Voima Oy; Outlook Stable
Affirms AA Rating on Teollisuuden Voima Oyj; Outlook Stable
Assigned AA- to bonds of Orix
Assigned J-2 to CP of Pacific Management
JCR Placed rating on SBI Holdings under CM
JCR Placed rating on E*TRADE SECURITTIES under CM
JCR Placed rating on SBI Mortgage under CM
Jan. 11, 2008
Assigned preliminary A+ to shelf of Nissan Financial Services
Assigned AA- to bonds of Odakyu Electric Railway ; Affirmed AA-/Stable
Assigned AAA to bonds of National Life Finance
Assigned AA to bonds of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Chikuho Bank
Assigned preliminary A- to shelf registration of Pocket Card
Jan. 10, 2008
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Assigned AAA to bonds of Chugoku Electric Power Company
Jan. 09, 2008
Affirmed J-2 on CP of Meidensha
Affirmed A-/Stable and BBB+ on sr.debts and sub.bond of Daisan Bank
Affirmed BBB for Pacific Industrial; Revised outlook to Positive
Jan. 08, 2008
Assigned preliminary A- to shelf registration of Don Quijote
Removed rating on Towa Real Estate Development from CM and upgraded to A+
Removed CM and upgraded rating on Katokichi to A+/Stable
Assigned preliminary A- to Samurai bonds of Hyundai Capital
Jan. 07, 2008
Affirmed AA/Stable and AA on sr.debts and bonds of NYK
Assigned #A/Negative to bonds of TIS
Jan. 04, 2008
Withdrawn A/Stable rating on senior debts of Matsumotokiyoshi
Assigned A/Stable to sr.debts of Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings
Assigned preliminary AAA to shelf registration of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Affirmed AAA/Stable on senior debts of Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Dec. 28, 2007
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of Tomato Bank