Fitch Ratings on Sept. 26 upgraded 's nationallong-term rating to A(rus) from A-(rus), with a stable outlook.
The upgrade of Primsotsbank's national rating primarily reflectsthe stabilization of its asset quality and its continued sound performance.Simultaneously, Fitch affirmed the bank's B+/B long- and short-term foreign-currencyissuer default ratings.
Meanwhile, the rating agency affirmed the B+ long-termforeign- and local-currency issuer default ratings, the B short-termforeign-currency issuer default rating and the A-(rus) national long-termrating of Novosibirsk SocialCommercial Bank Levoberezhny (PJSC).
In addition, Fitch affirmed the BB-/B long- and short-termforeign-currency issuer default ratings and the A+(rus) national long-termrating of PAOChelindbank and AversBank LLC. The BB- long-term local-currency issuer default ratings ofAvers Bank was also affirmed.
All long-term ratings have stable outlooks.