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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Withdrawn BBB- rating on sr.debts of CIJ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
Upgraded sr.debts of Akebono Brake Industry to A-/Stable from BBB+
Assigned preliminary AAA to shelf of Electric Power Development Company
Jul. 03, 2007
Upgraded sr.debts of Keiyo to BBB- and Revised outlook to Stable
Jun. 29, 2007
Withdrawn J-1 rating on CP program of Itochu Finance
Removed CM and affirmed A/Stable on sr.debts of TIS
Assigned A- to bonds of Nippon Tochi-Tatemono
Removed CM and downgraded Sanki Engineering to BBB+/Stable
Upgraded LT and ST sr.debts of kabu.com Securities to A+ and J-1
Jun. 28, 2007
JCR Affirmed A- and BBB+ for Tokyo Tomin Bank and Revised outlook to Positive
JCR Affirmed BBB+ and BBB for Tokyo Tomin Finance (Cayman)
Affirmed AA+/Stable on sr.debts of Japan Water Agency
Upgraded sr.debts of Kagome to A/Stable from A-/Positive
Assigned A+ to bonds of Aeon Credit Service
Jun. 27, 2007
Jun. 26, 2007
Upgraded sr.debts and CP of Tokyu Land to A-/Stable and J-1
Assigned A to bonds of Horiba
Jun. 25, 2007
Withdrawn preliminary AAA rating on shelf of Electric Power Development
Jun. 22, 2007