Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L)
* Has continued to perform well and produced a Q3 profit performance in line with its internal plans
LONDON, Sept 6 Britain's top shares index lost ground on Tuesday, as a drop in Asian-focused bank Standard Chartered and Provident Financial weighed on the market.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, May 16 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Provident Financial plc's (PFG) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB'. The Outlook is Stable. Fitch has also affirmed the group's senior unsecured debt rating at 'BBB'. KEY RATING DRIVERS IDR AND SENIOR DEBT The Long-Term IDR primarily reflects the leading position of PFG in several areas of the UK non-standard loan market, its low balance sheet leverage, adequate profitabi
* All of group's businesses have made a good start to year, trading in line with or above internal plans