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TEXT-S&P: increased losses for U.S. bank, private-label cards
June 5, 2012 / 8:47 PM / 5 years ago

TEXT-S&P: increased losses for U.S. bank, private-label cards

 (The following statement was released by the rating agency)	
 June 5 - Charge-offs increased among the U.S. bankcard credit card and
private-label card trusts in April according to Standard & Poor's Ratings
Services' Credit Card Quality Index (CCQI). Losses among the bankcard trusts
increased to 4.5% from 4.1% in March and increased to 6.5% from 6.3% for the
private-label trusts. 	
"Despite these increases, 30-plus-day delinquencies dropped for both sectors," 	
said credit analyst Frank Trick. "Bankcard delinquencies fell 5.3% to 2.6% 	
from 2.8% in March, and private-label card delinquencies decreased 4.6% to 	
4.1% from 4.3%." 	
We published "Losses Grew For U.S. Bankcards And Private-Label Cards In April 	
As Delinquencies Fell," on June 1, 2012, on RatingsDirect on the Global Credit 	
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 (New York Ratings Team)	

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