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S&P upgrades Greece's rating one notch to BB-

Standard & Poor's has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB- with a positive outlook, saying another upgrade could follow within the next year.

The agency says a potential future upgrade would depend on the center-right government's continuing to implement economic reforms and also on an improvement in Greek banks' sizable exposure to nonperforming loans.

S&P upgrades Greece's rating one notch

Standard & Poor's has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB- with a positive outlook, saying another upgrade could follow within the next year.

The agency says a potential future upgrade would depend on the center-right government's continuing to implement economic reforms and also on an improvement in Greek banks' sizable exposure to nonperforming loans.

Moody’s: Intralot's lottery sale a credit positive

Rating agency Moody's commented on Monday that the sale by Intralot of a 16.5 percent in lottery company Ellinika Lachia to main stakeholder OPAP is a credit positive for Intralot, and that the price of 20 million euros will go a long way toward improving its liquidity, which to date was seen as "weak," according to the agency.

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