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MetLife Capital Trust VIII -- Moody's affirms MetLife (A3 senior debt) with stable outlook

Moody's Investors Service affirmed MetLife, Inc.'s (MetLife: NYSE: MET) credit ratings (senior debt at A3) and the Aa3 insurance financial strength (IFS) ratings of its US insurance subsidiaries, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC). Moody's also affirmed the A1 IFS rating of American Life Insurance Company.