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downgrade

Chiefly US and Canadian a downward slope, esp in a road
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The number of upgrades in the fourth quarter of 2006 far exceeded downgrades with an upgrade-to-downgrade ratio of 2.
The affirmations follow an analysis by Fitch of the potential effects, on the Ballantyne Re notes, of the recent downgrade of Scottish Re (U.
The downgrades reflect deterioration in the relationship between CE and expected losses, and affect approximately $152.