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The price impact of rating announcements: evidence from the credit default swap market

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  • Marian Micu
  • Eli M Remolona
  • Philip D Wooldridge

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Rating announcements affect spreads on credit default swaps. The impact is more pronounced for negative reviews and downgrades than for outlook changes.

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  • Marian Micu & Eli M Remolona & Philip D Wooldridge, 2004. "The price impact of rating announcements: evidence from the credit default swap market," BIS Quarterly Review, Bank for International Settlements, June.
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    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading

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