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* Moody's lowered the baseline credit assessment of U.K.-based ICBC Standard Bank PLC to "b1" from "ba3." The agency also affirmed the bank's Baa3/Prime-3 long- and short-term bank deposit ratings, with a stable outlook on the long-term rating.
* Fitch Ratings affirmed Turkish lender DenizBank AŞ's B+/B long- and short-term foreign currency issuer default ratings and BB-/B long- and short-term local currency issuer default ratings, with negative outlooks. The agency also affirmed the bank's 4 support rating, "b+" viability rating and AA(tur) national long-term rating that carries a stable outlook. DenizBank was recently sold to Emirates NBD Bank PJSC by PAO Sberbank of Russia.
* ACRA affirmed Russia-based JSC Natixis Bank's credit rating at AAA(RU), with a stable outlook.
* Moody's assigned Togo-based Oragroup SA first-time long- and short-term local- and foreign-currency issuer ratings of Caa1/Not Prime, with a positive outlook on the long-term rating.
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