ANC's Mantashe, Duarte slate rating agencies over political bias

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Cape Town – Rating agencies are “no angels” and have a “particular ideological outlook”, African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe said.

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Mantashe said rating agencies “move from a particular angle” and that “somebody is funding them”.

“That’s why we always emphasise that when we deal with rating agencies we must always ensure that we are not working for rating agencies,” he said.

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