Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR)
What it is:
The Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR) is a credit rating agency in Japan.
How it works (Example):
Similar to Moody's or Standard & Poor's in the United States, JCR rates securities and conducts , industry and economic research.
Founded in 1985, JCR is headquartered in Tokyo and employs about 100 people. The company focuses on short- and long-term debt, medium-term , asset-backed securities and publication of research.
Why it Matters:
JCR is a registeredagency whose are recognized by the SEC, the EU and the Basel Committee.