Glossary


Rating

Litteraly, this means evaluation. As a consequence, a ratingLitteraly, this means evaluation. As a consequence, a rating operation implies evaluating the credibility of a State, a financial emission or a business. The evaluation, which is expressed by independent and external agencies, is summarized as a ranking of the subject itself. The rating is directly accessible to all the players and is characterized by an immediate and univocal grading which makes the risk profiles of various evaluated subjects comparable. operation implies evaluating the credibility of a State, a financial emission or a business. The evaluation, which is expressed by independent and external agencies, is summarized as a ranking of the subject itself. The rating is directly accessible to all the players and is characterized by an immediate and univocal grading which makes the risk profiles of various evaluated subjects comparable.