S&P Global Ratings said that its affirmation of Qatar’s 'AA-/A-1+' ratings with a stable outlook is “supported by Qatar’s very strong external and fiscal positions.”
S&P Global Ratings has affirmed Qatar’s sovereign ratings with a “stable outlook”, primarily reflecting its view that the country will continue to “effectively mitigate” the economic and financial fallout of the ongoing blockade.
Market conditions in Qatar will remain “highly competitive” for the insurance sector this year and profitability is likely to weaken on increased provisions for bad debt and ageing receivables companies ...
British banks could face potential credit rating downgrades if there is a disorderly Brexit as this would be likely to trigger a domestic political crisis and economic contraction ...
The Qatari government’s net asset position is expected to remain a ratings’ strength over the forecast period, S&P said in a report.
S&P has affirmed Qatar’s long- and short-term ratings on Qatar at 'AA-/A-1+', even as the rating agency expects the government's infrastructure plan to underpin economic activity in the country.
US stocks fell for a second week, joining a selloff in global equities as traders worldwide fled exchange-traded funds linked to the asset class.