The company chief exec says its bond rating should be upped on a ccount of good behaviour but the agency says nothing has happened to change its mind.
Kenyan growth prospects have outweighed its worst terror attack in 15 years, with the shilling the strongest it has been in three months.
The South African National Roads Agency has again been downgraded by ratings agency Moody's thanks to prolonged battles over e-tolls.
Ratings agency Moody's left South Africa's credit rating unchanged due to fiscal discipline, moves to reduce labour unrest and plans to boost growth
Another ratings agency has cut gold giant AngloGold Ashanti's rating following a plummet in the precious metal's price.
Unsecured lender African Bank's outlook rating has been downgraded from stable to negative by Moody's Investors Service.
The outlook for South Africa's credit rating remains negative, with concerns over the government's ability to curb spending and mining strikes.
Business optimism may be up but serious economic and labour challenges lie ahead for South Africa, writes Phillip de Wet.
Three up-and-coming African nations, Nigeria, Zambia and Kenya have each received their first sovereign credit rating by Moody's investor service.
Spending on current items such as public sector wages put at risk the roll-out of the government's infrastructure programme, economists have warned.
Steps will be taken to improve public and investor confidence in the economy it was agreed at a social dialogue meeting on the state of the economy.
The controversial e-tolling of Gauteng's major highways could very well tip South Africa's credit rating over the edge, ratings agency Moody's says.
Credit rating companies have revealed that relative debt levels have soared to historic heights and the outlook for SA's local government is gloomy.
Moody's has cut the rating of South Africa and the banking sector by a notch. This means the government's infrastructure ambitions have to be trimmed.
South Africa's R3.2-trillion infrastructure stimulus could come at a hefty price after Moody's credit rating agency downgraded the big five banks.
Kgalema Motlanthe says Moody's downgrading of South Africa's credit rating outlook was wrong and lacked understanding of government's efforts.
South Africa has played down suggestions from Moody's that political pressure could lead to a further deterioration in public finances.
A double-notch downgrade of Spain's credit rating has piled pressure on Europe's leaders to make progress on solving the region's debt crisis.
Scepticism over Europe's ability to deliver a proper solution to its debt troubles and a warning from Moody's weighed on world market sentiment.
Moody's Investors Service cut its rating on Japan's government debt by one notch to Aa3 on Wednesday, blaming revolving-door political leadership.