S&P again downgrades First Republic Bank ratings


The credit rating agency lowered First Republic’s sovereign credit ratings to “B+” from “BB+”. S&P, however, maintained its outlook at “Creditwatch Negative.”

The report comes after S&P on Wednesday downgraded the bank’s credit rating to “BB+” from “A-.”

Bloomberg News first reported on Sunday the bank would be downgraded again by S&P, citing people familiar with the matter.


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