The value of investments can fall as well as rise, and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Credit rating definition

A credit rating estimates the ability of a borrower to meet their financial commitments based on previous performance. 

Credit rating definition

A credit rating estimates the ability of a borrower to meet their financial commitments based on previous performance. 

It’s a measure of creditworthiness and can be assigned to anyone who borrows money, including individuals, businesses, local authorities and sovereign governments.

Ratings for institutions and governments are usually done by credit rating agencies

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