SA rating may not change over next 24 months

2015-03-09 15:57

South Africa’s credit rating is unlikely to change in the next review, but an electricity crunch will shave 30% off this year's economic growth, says S&P's ratings agency.

Economy at the abyss

2014-07-04 07:23

It's time for government to take the downgrade threat seriously, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Treasury stands firm despite ratings hit

2014-06-13 11:23

National Treasury says it is committed to the fiscal path stated in the budget, after Fitch ratings agency changed the SA's outlook to negative from stable.

SA's rating remains under pressure - Moody's

2014-05-14 11:03

South Africa's Baa1 credit rating remains under pressure, while its current rating range belies the strain in the economy is under, says a Moody's analyst.

Sanral's credit rating affirmed

2013-12-09 07:54

After the roll-out of e-tolling in Gauteng, Moody's has confirmed Sanral's rating with a negative outlook, according to a report.

S&P cuts Nokia rating on cash concerns

2013-07-05 16:17

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its notation of Nokia, because of the cost to the company of buying out a joint venture with German firm Siemens.

Govt: S&P's didn't consider developments

2013-03-13 18:37

Ratings agency S&P's did not consider recent positive developments in South Africa when it affirmed the country's credit rating, Treasury says.

S&P cuts SA’s foreign currency rating

2012-10-12 19:37

Ratings agency S&P has cut South Africa's foreign currency rating amid strike action which could feed into the political debate in the run-up to the 2014 elections.

Fillip for SA as Fitch revises rating

2011-01-17 17:53

Ratings agency Fitch is upbeat about SA's growth prospects saying it has emerged from recession in line with or slightly better than its peers.


Money markets 'AAA' rating unlikely - Fitch

2014-10-07 08:24

Fitch Ratings says South African money market funds are highly unlikely to achieve a 'AAA' National Fund Credit Rating.

Eskom credit rating downgraded

2014-06-20 19:36

Eskom has noted the lowering of its credit rating by Fitch, but added that it continues to target the stability of its credit profile.

More bad news as ratings review looms

2014-06-10 22:00

As concern mounts about a possible downgrade of South Africa's credit rating, the latest business confidence index reflects another bleak view of the economy.

ANC lauds Land Bank rating upgrade

2014-01-15 20:30

Fitch ratings agency's upgrade of the Land Bank's national long-term rating shows the bank's turnaround strategy has been successful, says the ANC.

Credit amnesty to hit Moody's securities ratings

2013-10-17 08:59

Cabinet's agreement to implement a credit amnesty will have a negative impact on the ratings of some of South Africa's securities, says ratings agency Moody's.

Fitch assigns MTN Group 'BBB' rating

2013-06-19 14:34

Fitch Ratings has assigned MTN Group a Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating of 'BBB'‚ with a Stable Outlook.

Political risks to watch in SA

2013-01-10 17:07

Ratings agencies fear that President Jacob Zuma's policies are eroding the competitiveness of the economy while failing to address corruption.

Moody's downgrades Transnet outlook

2011-11-14 12:57

Rating agency Moody's has changed its outlook on Transnet's rating to negative following the downgrade of SA's outlook.

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