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Analysis: China's U.S. bond rebalancing would hold few fears for Fed

Federal Reserve policymakers reacted coolly to a report on Wednesday that China could curb its massive U.S. debt purchases, pointing out that such rebalancing by countries can be healthy and would not likely disrupt the U.S. central bank's plan to trim its own bond portfolio.

Fitch Affirms Seven Platinum Trust Transactions at 'BBB-sf'; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG, December 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of pass-through certificates (PTCs) from seven Platinum Trust transactions at 'BBB-sf'. The Outlooks are Stable. All transactions are securitisations of Indian auto loans originated by Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Co. Ltd (CIFCL). A full list of rating actions follows at the end of this ratings action commentary. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmations reflect the

Fitch Places IKKS' Ratings on Rating Watch Negative

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) FRANKFURT/LONDON/PARIS, December 21 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has placed on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) the Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Financiere IKKS S.A.S. of 'CCC'. Fitch has also placed on RWN the super senior revolving credit facility (RCF) of 'B-'/ 'RR2'/90% issued by IKKS Group S.A.S and the senior secured notes of 'CCC'/'RR4'/50% issued by HoldIKKS S.A.S. The RWN reflects an increased risk of a payment default on the s

Fitch Upgrades Four, Affirms 33 Medallion RMBS Tranches; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, December 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has upgraded four and affirmed 33 tranches from 14 Medallion Trust Series RMBS transactions. The transactions are securitisations of first-ranking Australian residential mortgages originated by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA, AA-/Stable/F1+) and Homepath Limited, CBA's wholly owned subsidiary that originates home loans online. A full list of rating action is at the end of this commentary. K

Fitch Assigns Final Ratings to Medallion Trust Series 2017-2

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Medallion Trust Series 2017-2 https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/907076 SYDNEY, November 29 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned final ratings to Medallion Trust Series 2017-2's mortgage-backed floating-rate notes. The issuance consists of notes backed by Australian residential mortgages originated by Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited (CBA). The ratings are as follows: AUD2,438.00 million Class A1 not

Fitch Affirms Four Illawarra Series Transactions; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, November 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed nine classes of notes from four Illawarra series transactions. One transaction consists of notes backed by a pool of first-ranking Australian small-balance commercial full-documentation mortgage loans and three transactions consist of notes backed by a pool of first-ranking Australian residential full-documentation mortgage loans. All mortgages were originated by IMB Ltd, trading as

Fitch Assigns Final Ratings to Eclipx Turbo Series 2017-1 Trust

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, November 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned final ratings to Eclipx Turbo Series 2017-1 Trust's automotive lease-backed floating-rate notes. The issuance consists of notes ultimately backed by Australian automotive, equipment finance and operating lease receivables originated by FleetPartners Pty Limited (FPs) and Eclipx Commercial Pty Limited (together referred to as Eclipx), which form part of the Eclipx Group Limited, an A

Fitch Assigns Expected Ratings to GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance's Huitong 2017-1

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Huitong 2017-1 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization Trust https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/902840 HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, November 13 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned expected ratings to Huitong 2017-1 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization Trust's (Huitong 2017-1)'s fixed-rate notes. The issuance consists of notes backed by Chinese automotive loan receivables originated by GAC-Sofinco Automobile F

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Trump accuses FBI of 'spending too much time' on Russia probe

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented the deadly school shooting in Florida last week.

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