17.11.2011 - Fitch affirms Islamic Development Bank at 'AAA'/'F1+'
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Islamic Development Bank's (IDB) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AAA' with a Stable Outlook and Short-term IDR at 'F1+'. The ratings primarily reflect IDB's strong capitalisation. The bank is one of the most highly capitalised multilateral development banks (MDBs) rated by Fitch. The equity to assets ratio has remained above 65% since inception (70.7% at end-1431H, equivalent to 6 December 2010 in the Gregorian calendar). The IDB also maintains comfortable liquidity and compliance with Sharia'h principles induces extremely low leverage (21.3% at end-1431H)............................................Full Article: Source
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