Credit ratings agencies have endured criticism for failing to anticipate sovereign risk in the wake of the global crisis. A poor track record raises questions about their usefulness as a predictor of changing risk perceptions. Evidence suggests that subjective assessments by country experts based on a broad set of factors are more useful in quantifying risk trends.
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