Responding to what it calls a growing demand from investors and financial institutions, Standard & Poor's is expanding its ratings on banks in emerging markets.

The New York-based credit rating agency will cover an additional 250 banks over the next few months in markets stretching from Mexico to Indonesia. The move comes as more and more locally based financial institutions gain the means to serve growing economies in their regions.

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