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Fitch Affirms SK Telecom, SK Broadband at 'A-'; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SEOUL, October 23 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed South Korea-based SK Telecom Co., Ltd.'s (SKT) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) and its senior unsecured rating at 'A-'. The agency has also affirmed its subsidiary SK Broadband Co., Ltd.'s (SKB) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency IDRs and senior unsecured rating at 'A-'. The Outlook on both companies' IDRs is Stable. SKT's rating and Stable Outlo

Fitch Assigns 'AAA(idn)' Ratings to Indosat Ooredoo's Bond, Sukuk

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) JAKARTA, October 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings Indonesia has assigned National Long-Term Ratings of 'AAA(idn)' to PT Indosat Tbk's (Indosat Ooredoo, BBB+/AAA(idn)/Stable) IDR2.72 trillion senior unsecured bonds and IDR700 billion sukuk ijarah issues. The issues are the second phase of Indosat Ooredoo's IDR9 trillion bond programme and IDR1 trillion sukuk ijarah programme - assigned at 'AAA(idn)' on 27 April 2017 - and are consequently rated

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 23

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Top Senate Republican, White House, aim for tax bill by year-end

WASHINGTON The top U.S. Senate Republican and the White House budget director said on Sunday they hoped for action on a Republican tax reform package by the end of the year, while keeping their options open on how to pay for sweeping tax cuts.