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30 Jul: Estonia’s Credit Rating Affirmed At A1 By Moody’s

Bond credit raters Moody’s Investor Services have affirmed Estonia’s A1 government bond rating and stable outlook. As reported on this blog, Fitch had already upped Estonia’s rating to A+, so this is more good news. The rating was based on factors including the Estonian government’s budgetary rigour and financial strength during the continuing crises of the 2008-10…

29 Jul: Estonia Vs Slovenia

An item first published on this blog on 6th July, 2012. An interesting and detailed post here, from the redoubtable Edward Hugh, about one of the two other CEE countries, apart from Estonia, that have acceded to the Eurozone, namely Slovenia (the third country is Slovakia). Having consistently outperformed Estonia and even ‘older’ Eurozone countries…

22 Jun: Estonian Finance Minister Jürgen Ligi Firm on Greece

Estonian Minister of Finance Jürgen Ligi has stated that  Greece will not receive any significant concessions on the terms that have been set out in the European Stability Mechanism, according to a report by Ingrid Teesalu on the English language service of the Estonian Public Broadcasting website . At a meeting in Luxembourg yesterday (Thursday…