Barclays Bank plc

Credit Ratings (as of May 2018)

A (high credit quality)
A2 (upper medium grade)

Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government. Barclays Bank plc is rated by Fitch and Moody's.

Credit ratings assigned to Barclays Bank plc as of May 2018 are shown in details in the following sections.


Long-term issuer default rating is Fitch's view of a credit institution's relative vulnerability to default on its financial obligations, for Barclays Bank plc it is set to A (high credit quality), outlook is positive (may be raised). The rating is on watch (there is a heightened probability of a rating change). Short-term issuer default rating for Barclays Bank plc is set to F1 (highest short-term credit quality).

Long-Term Issuer Default Rating  A
    Outlook  positive
    On Watch  Yes
Short-Term Issuer Default Rating  F1
Viability Rating  a
Support Rating  5
Support Rating Floor  NF

Viability rating for Barclays Bank plc is set to a (high fundamental credit quality); support rating is 5 (there is a possibility of external support, but it cannot be relied upon); support rating floor is NF (no floor; no reasonable presumption of potential support being forthcoming).


Long-term rating for Barclays Bank plc it is set to A2 (upper medium grade). Long-term bank deposit rating is A2 (upper medium grade). Baseline credit assessment is baa3. Short-term rating is set to Ba2.

Long-Term Rating  A2
Long-Term Bank Deposit Rating  A2
Baseline Credit Assessment  baa3
Short-Term Rating  Ba2
Outlook  stable

Outlook for the ratings of Barclays Bank plc is set to stable (not likely to change).