Global financial crisis, banking crisis and first country risk in the viewpoint of domestic risk rating agencies

Dr.Sc. Ingrid Shuli, MSc. Merita Bejtja, Dr.Sc. Blerta Dragusha

Abstract


In a period of dire financial crisis, with which all countries seem to cope, it seemed interesting to analyse the assessment of the risk for our country, viewed from the vantage point of our domestic rating agencies, but also compared to assessments made to our country by international rating agencies, such as Moody’s rating agency, Standard & Poor rating agency, Fitch ratings agency etc. The objective of this study is to recognize indicators and factors affecting the risk assessment and rating of a country, and evaluate whether there has been an impact of the financial crisis faced by other countries in the rating given to Albanian by domestic and foreign agencies. We stopped at the history of earlier financial crisis development to understand bewtter what is happening in this financial crisis. We shall develop upon a wide existing literature, and a range of credible resources such as the IMF, the World Bank, the International Institute of Finance, Economic Intelligence Unit, and local official data sources, eg. The Bank of Albania and INSTAT).

Keywords


Financial crisis; banking risk; national risk; rating;

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DOI: 10.21113/iir.v2i1.159

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