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U.S. debt sanctions would strip Russia rating of positive outlook - Fitch

17 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 17 The rating agency Fitch says it is likely to strip Russia's rating of its positive outlook next year if the United States brings in sanctions designed to punish Russian government debt buying.

No-deal Brexit almost certain to trigger UK rating cut - Fitch

17 Dec 2018

LONDON A no-deal Brexit would almost certainly mean Britain's credit rating would be cut again early next year, rating agency Fitch warned on Monday.

EBRD says president cleared in information gathering investigation

13 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 13 The head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has been cleared of wrongdoing by an external investigation into claims by several member states that the lender inappropriately gathered information on some of their directors, the bank said on Thursday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

13 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 13 Santa made a lacklustre attempt to deliver his traditional end of year rally on Thursday, as world stocks squeezed out a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed firm after the latest bout of Brexit drama.

World stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

13 Dec 2018

LONDON Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed strong after the latest bout of Brexit drama.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wait for ECB signals, pound strong after Brexit drama

13 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 13 Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of gains and the pound and the euro both stayed strong after the latest bout of Brexit drama.

France's credit rating has some breathing space: S&P Global

12 Dec 2018

LONDON S&P Global said on Wednesday there would have to be a significant deterioration in the French government's finances before any kind of credit rating downgrade becomes a possibility.

India's high growth enough to keep credit rating stable: S&P Global

12 Dec 2018

LONDON India's rapid economic growth will be enough to offset worries about the independence of its central bank and keep its credit rating in the coveted investment grade bracket, S&P Global said on Wednesday.

India's high growth enough to keep credit rating stable - S&P Global

12 Dec 2018

LONDON India's rapid economic growth will be enough to offset worries about the independence of its central bank and keep its credit rating in the coveted investment grade bracket, S&P Global said on Wednesday.

India's high growth enough to keep credit rating stable - S&P Global

12 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 12 India's rapid economic growth will be enough to offset worries about the independence of its central bank and keep its credit rating in the coveted investment grade bracket, S&P Global said on Wednesday.

World News

Former Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

A judge will decide on Tuesday whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be sent to prison for lying to the FBI in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in the run-up to the 2016 election.