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Jun. 21, 2007
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of Matsui Securities
Jun. 20, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Molten Bills Receivable ABL08-06
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kyushu Electric Power Company
Assigned BBB+/Stable to sr.debts of Tohokusoshin
Assigned BBB- to bonds of ES-CON Japan
Affirmed A/Stable on senior debts of Taiko Bank
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Futaba Industrial
Removed CM & affirmed BBB+ on sr.debts of Sanyo Electric
Jun. 19, 2007
Assigned BBB- to bonds of Towa Real Estate Development
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Sapporo Shinkin Bank
Jun. 18, 2007
Assigned preliminary A rating to shelf registration of SUMCO
Jun. 15, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Saitamaken Shinkin Bank
Affirmed AA+ on sr.debts of Japan Student Services Organization
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of ASKA Pharmaceutical
Assigned preliminary A+ to shelf registration of Sumitomo Metal
Jun. 14, 2007
Assigned AA to bonds of NTT Finance
Affirmed AAA/Stable and AAA on sr.debts and bonds of National Life Finance
Jun. 13, 2007
Affirmed A- on sr.debts of Nippon Tochi-Tatemono
Assigned AA- to bonds of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Michinoku Bank
Jun. 12, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on sr.debts of Aichi Bank
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of Oriental Yeast
Affirmed A- for Nishi-Nippon City Bank & Revised Outlook to Positive
Assigns Telefonica at A-/Stable
JCR Assigned BBB+ to EMTN of Monex Beans Holdings; Affirmed BBB+/Stable
JCR Affirmed BBB+/Stable and J-2 on Monex
Assigned BBB- to bonds of Zephyr
Jun. 11, 2007
Assigned BBB/Stable and J-2 to sr.debts and CP of Daiei Real Estate
Assigned preliminary BBB to shelf of Joint Corporation
Removed CM and downgraded Jaccs to BBB+/Stable
Jun. 08, 2007
Assigned AA to bonds of Nippon Yusen
Assigned BBB to bonds of Softbank
Assigned A- to bonds of Keisei Electric Railway
Assigned A+ to bonds of Mitsubishi Rayon
Jun. 07, 2007
Assigned A- to bonds of Heiwa Real Estate
Jun. 06, 2007
Assigned A- to bonds of Sumitomo Osaka Cement
Downgraded Goodwill to #BBB-/Negative with CM continued
Assigned A-/Stable and A+/Stable to PTT Public Company
Upgraded sr.debts of Ehime Bank to A-/Stable
Jun. 05, 2007
Assigned A-/Stable and J-1 to sr.debts and CP of Idemitsu Kosan
Assigned BBB to bonds of Showa Denko
Affirmed J-1+ on CP of HOYA
Affirmed A+/Stable on sr.debts of Bank of Nagoya
Assigned BBB/Stable to sr.debts of Jowa Holdings
Assigned preliminary BBB to shelf registration of Softbank
Affirmed J-1 on CP of Taiyo Nippon Sanso
Assigned A to bonds of Taiyo Nippon Sanso
Jun. 01, 2007
Assigned A- to bonds of Nagoya Railroad
Removed CM and Upgraded Nissan Diesel Motor to A/Stable and J-1
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience
Assigned A to bonds of Marubeni
May. 31, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on sr.debts of Mitsubishi Rayon
Removed CM and affirmed A/Stable on sr.debts of Tokyo Leasing
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Nishikawa Rubber
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of Kitz
May. 30, 2007
Assigned AA to bonds of Urban Renaissance Agency
May. 29, 2007
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Vital-Net
Affirmed A on sr.debts of SUMCO and Revised outlook to Positive
Assigned BBB to bonds of Nankai Electric Railway
Assigned A to bonds of Denki Kagaku Kogyo
Upgraded sr.debts of Mitsubishi Estate to AA+p/Stable
Upgraded senior debts of Mitsui Fudosan to AA-p/Stable
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Hokuto
Assigned A rating to bonds of Acom
May. 28, 2007
May. 25, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Nipro
May. 24, 2007
Assigned AA- to bonds of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance
Affirmed BBB for Sankyo-Tateyama Holdings and Revised outlook to Negative
Assigned preliminary A- to self registration of Keihan Electric Railway
May. 23, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Hiroshima Shinkin Bank
Assigned AAA to bonds of Development Bank of Japan
May. 22, 2007
Assigned BBB to bonds to Ube Industries
Upgraded Joint Corporation to BBB and Revised outlook to Stable
Assigned preliminary BBB- to shelf registration of Shinki
Affirmed AA- and A+ on bonds and sub.bonds of Hokkoku Bank
Affirmed A/Stable on sr.debts of Matsumotokiyoshi
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company