AAA Rating

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Definition: AAA Rating


Quick Summary of AAA Rating


AAA is the highest possible rating that may be assigned to an issuer’s bonds by any of the major credit rating agencies. AAA-rated bonds have a high degree of creditworthiness because their issuers are easily able to meet financial commitments and have the lowest risk of default.



What is the dictionary definition of AAA Rating?

Dictionary Definition


A credit rating that can be given to a share, bond, or bank by US credit rating agencies such as Standard and Poor’s or Moody’s, indicating that it is considered to be a very safe investment.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for AAA Rating are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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