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Fitch changes South Africa's credit rating outlook to negative
Fitch changes South Africa's credit rating outlook to negative
South Africa moved closer to a possible junk credit rating after Fitch changed the outlook on its assessment to negative from stable and warned...
Why credit ratings matter and why they can't be ignored
Why credit ratings matter and why they can't be ignored
Two of the world’s major ratings agencies, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s (S&P), will
Junk status is inevitable for South Africa, say economists
Junk status is inevitable for South Africa, say economists
Should South Africa avoid having its credit rating cut to junk in the next two weeks, it could just be staving off the inevitable.
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
The ruling party has called on South Africans to work with government to help strengthen the economy after the ...
Fitch criticises SA govt's new credit amnesty plan
Fitch criticises SA govt's new credit amnesty plan
Rating agency Fitch on Tuesday issued a statement criticising the government's plan to introduce a new credit amnesty and to allow records of...
SA's Moody rating remains bleak amidst ongoing strikes
SA's Moody rating remains bleak amidst ongoing strikes
"The fiscal space is eroding," Moody's sovereign analyst Kristin Lindow told a conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday. "A key...
SA assets hit by outlook downgrade
SA assets hit by outlook downgrade
The rand opened the week on the backfoot against the dollar, hit by Fitch's outlook downgrade on South Africa announced late in Friday's trade that...
Fitch drops SA's outlook to negative
Fitch drops SA's outlook to negative
Ratings agency Fitch on Friday revised South Africa's outlook from stable to negative, citing the country's failure to create enough jobs and to...
The economic week ahead: Persistent turbulence
The economic week ahead: Persistent turbulence
Global markets remain deeply unsettled. This past week, the credit rating agency Fitch discouragingly opined that "a comprehensive solution to the...
S&P cuts SA outlook to negative
S&P cuts SA outlook to negative
Standard & Poor's cut the outlook for South African ratings to negative from stable on Tuesday on concerns about a large current account deficit...
SA says economy sound despite Fitch outlook cut
SA says economy sound despite Fitch outlook cut
South Africa's Treasury said on Monday its economy was sound and it was confident its debt ratings would not be downgraded despite Fitch cutting...
SA scores well on economic-freedom index
SA scores well on economic-freedom index
South Africa's rating of 63,2% ranks it 52nd globally on the Heritage Foundation 2008 Index of Economic Freedom.

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