Le Maire hails ‘positive signal’ after S&P preserves France’s credit rating
Standard & Poor's maintains France's rating at “AA”
While the executive feared a deterioration in its rating, as Fitch decided at the end of April, the other American agency is more optimistic than its counterpart about the trajectory of French public finances.
Standard and Poor's maintains France's AA rating with a negative outlook
The decision to maintain the score, which last December changed from stable to negative, “is mainly due to the revision of the government's fiscal consolidation strategy”, underlined S&P, quoted by the agency Efe. “These forecasts are subject to risks related to growth and the application of the government's economic and budgetary policy,” the rating agency also highlighted in a statement. The rating agency predicts that France's budget deficit …
Standard & Poor’s maintient la note de la France à « AA », Bruno Le Maire salue un « signal positif »
S&P Global n’a pas abaissé la note de crédit de la France, invoquant une amélioration prévue de la situation budgétaire grâce notamment à la réforme des retraites.
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