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Banking Term: Credit Rating

Find important banking term that is useful in upcoming banking exam.

Jun 3, 2015 14:25 IST

Banking Term: Credit Rating

  • An assessment of the likelihood of an individual or business being able to meet its financial obligation.
  • It is considered as an evaluation of the credit worthiness of a debtor, especially a business (company) or a government, but not individual customer.
  • Evaluations of individuals' credit worthiness are known as credit reporting and done by credit bureaus, or consumer credit reporting agencies, which issue credit scores.