Fitch on SA Budget: Eskom support has limited effect on SA's credit rating

2019-02-22 09:23

Fitch Ratings has said that additional financial support for Eskom will have a limited effect on the country's credit profile, while S&P it waiting for clarity on the details of the state's support package.

One of the world's largest ratings agencies on Brexit: ¯\_(?)_/¯

2018-08-16 16:44

Fitch has removed its base case, because "there is such a wide range of potential Brexit outcomes that no individual scenario has a high probability."

Fitch keeps SA's utilities outlook negative

2016-12-13 16:56

Ratings agency Fitch has kept the outlook for South African utilities negative, citing subdued economic growth and moderate electricity demand in 2017 as reasons.

SA tops 2016 rating watch list

2015-12-27 10:00

S&P and Fitch each have South Africa just one cut away from junk at BBB- and S&P has it on a negative outlook, meaning the chances are skewed towards a downgrade.


The looming threat of no deal Brexit could push the UK's credit rating to its worst level in decades

2019-02-22 07:08

"Fitch believes that a 'no-deal' Brexit would lead to substantial disruption to UK economic and trade prospects, at least in the near term."

S&P may downgrade SA by mid 2017- analyst

2016-12-13 19:31

Political uncertainty and global developments may continue to weigh down economic growth in 2017, impacting South Africa's sovereign credit rating, according to an analyst.

Political noise has not deterred Team SA – Gordhan

2016-11-29 10:41

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there are good things happening in the South African economy, even though they are not reflected in the GDP.

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