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Aug. 03, 2007
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Withdrawn BBB- rating on sr.debts of CIJ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
Assigned BBB- to euroyen FRN of Urban Corporation
Affirmed Ap/Stable on sr.debts of Nishimatsu Construction
Jul. 20, 2007
Assigned AA- to bonds of NGK Spark Plug
Assigned BBB to bonds of Sojitz
Affirmed AA-p/Stable on sr.debts of FamilyMart
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kansai Electric Power Company
Assigned A- to bonds of Tokyu Land
Affirms AAA/AAA(FC)/(LC) Ratings on Export Development Canada; Outlook Stable
JCR Removed CM and upgraded Nikko Cordial Corporation to AA and J-1+
JCR Removed CM and upgraded Nikko Cordial Securities to AA and J-1+
JCR Removed CM and upgraded NikkoCiti Trust and Banking to AA and J-1+
Jul. 19, 2007
Assigned A- to subordinated bonds of Shikoku Bank
Assigned A+ to bonds of Meiji Seika
Assigned AA- to bonds of Mizuho Corporate Bank
Assigned A+ to bonds of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Affirmed A/Stable on sr.debts of Nissan Chemical
Affirmed A- for Kita-Nippon Bank and Revised Outlook to Positive
Jul. 18, 2007
Assigned preliminary AA- to shelf registration of NGK Spark Plug
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of Nomura Real Estate Residential Fund
Affirmed A- on sr.debts of Arisawa Mfg. and Revised Outlook to Negative
Assigned AA- to bonds of Orix
Assigned BBB to bonds of Joint Corporation
Jul. 17, 2007
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Gifu Shinkin Bank
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Accordia Golf
Jul. 13, 2007
Assigned A-/Stable to sr.debts of Prospect Residential Investment
Affirmed AAp/Stable on sr.debts of Sharp Corporation
Affirmed AA-/Stable on senior debts of Advantest
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Nidec
Jul. 12, 2007
Assigned AA- to bonds of Odakyu Electric Railway
Jul. 11, 2007
Assigned A- to Samurai bonds of Telefonica Europe B.V.
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Gifu Bank
Jul. 10, 2007
Assigned preliminary A to shelf registration of Acom
Assigned A- to bonds of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Culture Convenience Club
Assigned A to bonds of Takashimaya
Jul. 09, 2007
Assigned preliminary AA to shelf of JFE Holdings
Assigned preliminary A rating to shelf of Marubeni
Affirmed AAA on sr.debts of Development Bank of Japan and Revised outlook to Stable
Affirmed AAA on sr.debts of Development Bank of Japan and Revised outlook to Stable
Jul. 06, 2007
Assigned A/Stable to sr.debts of Daido Fire & Marine
Assigned preliminary A- to shelf of Sumitomo Osaka Cement
Assigned AAA/Stable to sr.debts of Hitotsubashi University
Jul. 05, 2007
Assigned BBB+ to bonds of Pocket Card
Assigned preliminary AA- to shelf registration of Orix
Withdrawn #A+/Positive on shelf of Sumitomo Wiring Systems
Assigned AAA to bonds of National Life Finance
Assigned AAA to bonds of Chugoku Electric Power
Jul. 04, 2007
Affirmed A- for Hyundai Capital Services and Revised outlook to Positive
Affirmed BBB+ for Aomori Shinkin Bank & Revised outlook to Negative