For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Who and what is S&P?


Who is S&P?
Who is S&P?

Standard and Poor's are called 'S&P'. It is one of the major financial rating agency in the world. Ratings agencies are "measurers", that is they tell us what they think about an investment.

(Also read: Who are Credit Rating Agencies?)

They are not very different from movie reviewers or any other kind of expert who considers there opinion as important or the final authority. And like in all other fields, their authority usually is proportionate to how much of attention do they get.

The other rating agencies are - Moody's and Fitch.

(Also read: Role of Credit Rating Agencies?)

If you would also like to contribute or ask us a question, then e-mail to money (at) oneindia (dot) co (dot) in DISCLAIMER: The views expressed in this article are the views of the author and do not reflect the views of our company. does not take any responsibility for any losses incurred by investors who take their cues from the above article.

Story first published: Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 14:30 [IST]
Company Search
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X