SNA - Singapore university seeks to break hold of credit-rating goliaths

(Reuters) - In a small lab, tucked away in the depths of a Singapore university campus, a team of researchers and their computers calculate the credit ratings of about 50,000 companies. Relying just on public data and stock price movements for their analysis, the project's founder, professor Jin-Chuan Duan, is confident their system can provide a more reliable guide to a company's credit risks than the commercial rating agencies.

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