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BRIEF-S&P Says U.S. 'AA+/A-1+' Sovereign Ratings Affirmed, Outlook Remains Stable

BRIEF-S&P Says U.S. 'AA+/A-1+' Sovereign Ratings Affirmed, Outlook Remains Stable

· 03/16/2021 17:29
BRIEF-S&P Says U.S. 'AA+/A-1+' Sovereign Ratings Affirmed, Outlook Remains Stable

- S&P:

  • S&P SAYS U.S. 'AA+/A-1+' SOVEREIGN RATINGS AFFIRMED; OUTLOOK REMAINS STABLE

  • S&P SAYS SOVEREIGN RATING ON U.S. IS BASED ON ITS STRONG INSTITUTIONS, DIVERSIFIED AND RESILIENT ECONOMY, EXTENSIVE MONETARY POLICY FLEXIBILITY

  • S&P SAYS SOVEREIGN RATING ON U.S. IS ALSO BASED ON UNIQUE STATUS AS THE ISSUER OF THE WORLD'S LEADING RESERVE CURRENCY

  • S&P SAYS STABLE OUTLOOK ON U.S. INDICATES VIEW THAT NEGATIVE AND POSITIVE RATING FACTORS FOR THE U.S. WILL BE BALANCED OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS

  • S&P SAYS ALSO EXPECT U.S.'S INSTITUTIONAL CHECKS, BALANCES, STRONG RULE OF LAW, FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION TO CONTRIBUTE TO STABILITY IN ECONOMIC POLICIES

  • S&P SAYS COULD RAISE RATING OVER NEXT 2 YRS IF, DESPITE INTENSE POLITICAL PARTISANSHIP, PROACTIVE U.S. PUBLIC POLICYMAKING CONTRIBUTES TO FAVORABLE OUTCOMES

  • S&P SAYS SUSTAINED ECONOMIC GROWTH IN U.S. COULD SLOW RECENTLY HIGH ANNUAL INCREASES IN GENERAL GOVERNMENT'S NET DEBT AS SHARE OF GDP

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