MSCI ESG Research downgrades Russia and Belarus government ratings

Further downgrades possible

Lauren Mason
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The move follows “a period of close monitoring” of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion
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The move follows “a period of close monitoring” of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion

MSCI ESG Research has downgraded its government ratings for Russia and Belarus, from BBB to B and from BB to B respectively.

The move, which follows "a period of close monitoring" of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine amid Russia's invasion, reflects a change in the "long-term sustainability and competitiveness of [the] economies",...

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