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Oct. 09, 2007
Withdrawn Ap/Stable rating on sr.debts of Hitachi Cable
Affirmed BB+/Stable and J-3 on sr.debts and CP of Tokyo Dome
Placed rating on Simplex Investment Advisors under CM with Positive
Oct. 05, 2007
Assigned preliminary AA, AA- & A+ to shelf of Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of CSK Holdings
Withdrawn BBB-/Stable and J-2 ratings on Netwing Securities
Assigned preliminary A to shelf registration of Hokkaido Gas
Assigned AAA to bonds of National Life Finance
Oct. 04, 2007
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Assigned A- to bonds of Prospect Residential Investment
Assigned AA to bonds of NTT Finance
Assigned A to bonds of Promise
Oct. 03, 2007
Assigned AAA to bonds of TEPCO
JCR Affirmed A+ for Daiwa Securities Group ; Revised outlook to Positive
JCR Affirmed A+ for Daiwa Securities ; Revised outlook to Positive
Oct. 02, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Daiichikosho
Assigned BBB+/Stable to senior debts of Sendai Bank
Downgraded Meito Transportation to BBB-/Stable from BBB/Negative
Oct. 01, 2007
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
Affirmed AA/Positive on senior debts of Nippon Steel
JCR Affirmed AA/Stable on sr.debts on Nomura Holdings
JCR Affirmed AA/Stable and AA- on Nomura Securities
Affirmed A+ for Daiwa Securities Group ; Revised outlook to Positive
Affirmed A+ for Daiwa Securities Group ; Revised outlook to Positive
Affirmed A+ for Yamada Denki; Revised outlook to Positive
JCR Affirmed AA and AA- on EMTN of Nomura Bank International
JCR Placed rating on Nomura Global Funding under Credit Monitor Developing
JCR Affirmed AA on Euro Note Programme of Nomura Europe Finance
Sep. 28, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Konoike Transportation
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Intec Holdings
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Intec
Assigned AA-/Stable for SMBC Leasing (Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing);Upgraded MTN from A+ to AA-
Assigned preliminary A- to shelf registration of Nisshin Oillio
Upgraded sr.debts of Makino Milling Machine to A-
Upgraded sr.debts of Okuma Corporation to A-/Stable from BBB+/Positive
Assigned AA-/Stable to sr.debts of Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Service
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Fuji
Withdrawn BBB/Stable rating on senior debts of Zojirushi
Withdrawn BB+/Stable and J-3 on sr.debts and CP of Sun Wave
Affirmed J-1 on CP of Tokyu Land
Assigned preliminary BBB to shelf registration of Suruga
Affirmed A/Stable on sr. debts of Izumi
Sep. 27, 2007
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Nippon Sheet Glass
JCR Withdraws AA- and A+ rating on EMTN of TTB Finance Cayman
Upgraded rating on sr.debts of Yasuda Real Estate to BBB+
Downgraded NIS Group to BB+
Downgraded Nissin Servicer to BB+
Sep. 26, 2007
Assigned preliminary A to shelf registration of Fuyo General Lease
Upgraded sr.debts of Kowa Shinagawa Development to BBB+/Stable
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Yamaha Corporation
Affirmed BBB-/Stable on sr.debts of Miyoshi Oil & Fat
Affirmed J-1 on CP program of Sanyo Special Steel
Sep. 25, 2007
Affirmed BBB- for Kyosei Rentemu; Revised outlook to Stable
Removed CM and upgraded Sumitomo Wiring to AA/Stable
Affirmed AA/Stable on sr.debts of Sumitomo Electric Industries
Assigned preliminary BBB- to shelf registration of Zephyr
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Ito En
Affirmed A on EMTN programme of Tokyo Leasing
Withdrawn A/Stable rating on senior debts of Itochu Finance
Sep. 21, 2007
JCR Upgraded sr.debts and CP of Mitsubishi Motors to BB/Stable and J-3
JCR Upgraded MTN program of Mitsubishi Motors Credit of America to BB-
JCR Upgraded MTN program of MMC International Finance Netherlands to BB-
Affirmed AA-/Stable on senior debts of Awa Bank
Upgraded sr.debts of Marubeni-Itochu Steel to A from A-
Affirmed AA- for Toyota Boshoku; Revised outlook to Positive
Sep. 20, 2007
Affirmed AA/Stable on sr.debts of Chugai Pharmaceutical
Affirmed BBB-/Stable on senior debts of Sogo Medical
Affirmed BBB+/Stable and J-2 on senior debts and CP of Toho Zinc
Assigned preliminary A+ and A on shelf registration of Mizuho Trust & Banking
Assigned BBB- to bonds of Japan General Estate
Assigned AA- to bonds of Orix
Sep. 19, 2007
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Sankei Shimbun
Sep. 18, 2007