Fitch downgrades rating of five Greek banks18/05/2012 - 18:05:56
Fitch ratings agency has downgraded five Greek banks, a day after giving the crisis-hit nation the lowest possible grade for a country that is not in default.
National Bank of Greece, Eurobank, Alpha, Piraeus and Agricultural Bank of Greece have been given a CCC rating, down from B-.
Fitch notes that major Greek banks have not yet received capital injections earmarked for them under the country’s latest international bailout.
Yesterday, Fitch downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating to CCC.