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Aug. 24, 2007
Affirmed BBB+/Stable and J-2 on senior debts and CP of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding
Aug. 23, 2007
Affirmed AA+/Stable and J-1+ on sr.debts and CP of Aisin AW
Affirmed J-2 on CP program of Japan Radio
Assigned preliminary AA to shelf registration of Sumitomo Electric Industries
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Toho
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Santen Pharmaceutical
Affirmed BBB for Tamura Corporation and Revised outlook to Positive
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities
Aug. 22, 2007
Affirmed BBB for Tokai Tokyo Securities and Revised outlook to Positive
Upgraded senior debts of Shimadzu to A+/Stable from A/Positive
Affirrmed AA on Bear Stearns';Revised Outlook to Negative
Aug. 21, 2007
Assigned A-/Stable and J-1 to senior debts and CP of Hulic
Aug. 20, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable and A- on sr.debts and bonds of Kintetsu
Affirmed A/Stable and A on sr.debts and Samurai bonds of Renault
Withdrawn #A-/Positive rating on senior debts of Diamond City
Aug. 17, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Showa Leasing
Aug. 15, 2007
Assigned AA- to syndicated loan of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Soken Chemical & Engineering
Aug. 14, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on sr.debts of JSF Trust & Banking
Affirmed AA-/Stable and J-1+ on sr.debts and CP of Japan Securities Finance
Aug. 13, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on senior debts and CP of JTEKT
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Assigned A-/Stable to senior debts of Yachiyo Bank
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of HOYA
Aug. 10, 2007
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX AUSTRALIA (SECURITIES)
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX USA
Affirmed A+ and assigned pre A+ to shelf registration of Sumitomo Metal Mining
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kansai Electric Power
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of Sekisui House, Withdrawing AA-p
Aug. 09, 2007
Affirmed BBB/Stable and BBB, Assigned pre. BBB rating to shelf reg. of Nihon Chouzai
Upgraded sr.debts of Seiren to A-/Stable from BBB+/Positive
Assigned A- to Samurai bonds of Hyundai Capital Services
Affirmed J-2 on CP program of Zephyr
Aug. 08, 2007
Assigned J-2 to CP program of Tohcello
Assigned AAA to bonds of Electric Power Development Company
Affirmed AAA/Stable on sr.debts of Okinawa Electric Power Company
Aug. 07, 2007
Affirmed A/Stable and J-1 on senior debts and CP of Dowa Holdings
Affirmed AAA/Stable on senior debts of Tokyo Metro
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Aug. 06, 2007
Affirmed BBB-/Stable on senior debts of Kanro
Aug. 03, 2007
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of Mizuho Securities
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of Mizuho International
Assigned AA to bonds of Nomura Holdings
Affirmed A/Stable and J-1 on senior debts and CP of Heiwado
Upgraded sr.debts of Suruga to BBB/Stable from BBB-/Stable
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Coca-Cola West Holdings
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of SBI E*Trade
Affirmed BBB/Stable and J-2 on senior debts and CP of SBI Holdings
Aug. 02, 2007
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Biwako Bank
Affirmed A for Keiyo Bank and Revised outlook to Positive
Upgraded Rating on ICICI to BBB+(FC)
Aug. 01, 2007
Assigned BBB+ to bonds of Mitsubishi Materials
JCR Affirmed AA and AA- on EMTN of Nomura Bank International
JCR Affirmed AA on Euro Note Programme of Nomura Europe Finance
Affirmed J-1 on CP of SMBC Finance Service
JCR Affirmed A+ on EMTN of ITOCHU
JCR Affirmed A+ on EMTN of ITOCHU International
JCR Affirmed A+ on EMTN of ITOCHU Finance (Europe)
Assigned preliminary A+ to shelf registration of Itochu
Affirmed BBB-/Stable on senior debts of Airtech
Jul. 31, 2007
JCR Affirmed A+/Stable for Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited
JCR Affirmed A+ for Cheung Kong Finance Japan
Assigned preliminary A- to Samurai bonds of Hyundai Capital
Jul. 30, 2007
Assigned A+/Stable to sr.debts of JFE Shoji Holdings
Affirmed A/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Yokohama Rubber
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Sumitomo Rubber
Assigned A+/Stable and J-1 to sr.debts and CP of JFE Shoji Trade
Jul. 27, 2007
Affirmed A-/Negative and J-1 on senior debts and CP of UCS
JCR Removed CM: JCR Affirmed Mizuho Securities AA- and J-1+
JCR Removed CM: JCR Affirmed Shinko Securities AA- and J-1+
Jul. 26, 2007
JCR Placed Sanyo Shinpan under CM with Positive
JCR Placed Pocket Card under CM with Positive
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Gunze
Jul. 25, 2007
Affirmed A- for Kato Sangyo and Revised Outlook to Negative
Jul. 24, 2007
Withdrawn BBB- rating on sr.debts of CIJ
Assigned A to bonds of Sumitomo Realty & Development
Assigned AA and AA- to bonds and sub.bonds of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Jul. 23, 2007