Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR)

What is ‘Japan Credit Rating Agency – JCR’

One of the key credit rating agencies in Japan. JCR provides a number of services, including rating debt securities of all types, as well as financial market and industry research. JCR also offers political and economic research, and various publication and informational services for its data.

Explaining ‘Japan Credit Rating Agency – JCR’

JCR was founded in 1985 with $584 million of capital. The types of debt that it rates include both long- and short-term, as well as medium-term notes and asset-backed securities. JCR provides ratings and research on firms in the financial, medical and educational sectors.

Further Reading

  • Explaining credit rating differences between Japanese and US agencies – www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
  • Reactions of Japanese markets to changes in credit ratings by global and local agencies – www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
  • The credit rating announcement effect in Japan – papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
  • Credit ratings in the Japanese bond market – papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
  • Split sovereign ratings and rating migrations in emerging economies – www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
  • The Demise of Bank-centered Economy and Increasing Roles of Credit Ratings in Japan – papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
  • Building infrastructure for Asian bond markets: settlement and credit rating – papers.ssrn.com [PDF]
  • … more credibility?: An analysis of the market responses to news from the Japanese government, the Japanese central bank and international credit rating agencies – www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]