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Sovereign Credit Ratings

A sovereign credit rating is issued by a credit rating agency after evaluating the country’s economic and political conditions.

Sovereign credit ratings provide investors with an indication of the level of risk associated with investing in a particular country while taking into account the Financial, Economic and Political factors.

The credit rating of a country plays a crucial role when it is issuing debt on the international bond markets – the better the rating, the lower the interest rate investors will be willing to accept on the debt. Below is a global summary of the latest credit ratings issued by the largest credit agencies.

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Sovereign Credit Ratings
See Table Key
Moody'sS&PFitchDBRSScope Ratings
Country
RatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlook
Australia
AaaStableAAANegativeAAANegativeAAAStableNR-
Argentina
CaStableCCC+StableCCCN/ACCCN/ANR-
Brazil
Ba2StableBB-StableBB-NegativeBB (low)StableNR-
Canada
AaaStableAAAStableAA+StableAAAStableNR-
China
A1StableA+StableA+StableA (high)NegativeA+Negative
France
Aa2StableAAStableAANegativeAA (high)StableAAStable
Germany
AaaStableAAAStableAAAStableAAAStableAAAStable
Italy
Baa3StableBBBStableBBB-StableBBB (high)NegativeBBB+Negative
Japan
A1StableA+StableANegativeA (high)StableA+Negative
South Korea
Aa2StableAAStableAA-StableNR-NR-
Mexico
Baa1NegativeBBBNegativeBBB-StableBBBNegativeNR-
Russian Federation
Baa3StableBBB-StableBBBStableNR-BBBStable
India
Baa3NegativeBBB-StableBBB-NegativeBBBNegativeNR-
Indonesia
Baa2StableBBBNegativeBBBStableNR-NR-
Saudi Arabia
A1NegativeA-StableAStableNR-NR-
South Africa
Ba1NegativeBB-StableBBNegativeNR-NR-
Turkey
B2NegativeB+StableBB-NegativeBB (high)NegativeB+Stable
United Kingdom
Aa3StableAAStableAA-NegativeAAANegativeAANegative
United States
AaaStableAA+StableAAANegativeAAAStableAAStable

Latest Credit Changes

Country
DateRating AgencyPrevious RatingCurrent Rating
Suriname
Oct 26, 2020FitchCC N/AC N/A
Isle of Man
Oct 23, 2020Moody'sAa2 NegativeAa3 Stable
Italy
Oct 23, 2020S&PBBB NegativeBBB Stable
Azerbaijan
Oct 23, 2020S&PBB+ StableBB+ Negative
Morocco
Oct 23, 2020FitchBBB- NegativeBB+ Stable
Zambia
Oct 21, 2020S&PCCC- NegativeSD N/A
Panama
Oct 20, 2020Moody'sBaa1 StableBaa1 Negative
France
Oct 16, 2020DBRSAAA NegativeAA (high) Stable
United Kingdom
Oct 16, 2020Moody'sAa2 NegativeAa3 Stable
Oman
Oct 16, 2020S&PBB- NegativeB+ Stable
Chile
Oct 15, 2020FitchA NegativeA- Stable
Rwanda
Oct 13, 2020Moody'sB2 StableB2 Negative
Latvia
Oct 9, 2020FitchA- NegativeA- Stable
Bulgaria
Oct 9, 2020Moody'sBaa2 PositiveBaa1 Stable
Tunisia
Oct 6, 2020Moody'sB2 Under ReviewB2 Negative
Armenia
Oct 5, 2020FitchBB- NegativeB+ Stable
Slovenia
Oct 2, 2020Moody'sBaa1 PositiveA3 Stable
Morocco
Oct 2, 2020S&PBBB- StableBBB- Negative
Nigeria
Sep 30, 2020FitchB NegativeB Stable
Bolivia
Sep 30, 2020FitchB+ NegativeB Stable

Table Key

Grade
Moody'sS&PFitchDBRSScope Ratings
Prime
AaaAAAAAAAAAAAA
High Grade
Aa1AA+AA+AA (high)AA+
Aa2AAAAAAAA
Aa3AA-AA-AA (low)AA-
Upper Medium Grade
A1A+A+A (high)A+
A2AAAA
A3A-A-A (low)A-
Lower Medium Grade
Baa1BBB+BBB+BBB (high)BBB+
Baa2BBBBBBBBBBBB
Baa3BBB-BBB-BBB (low)BBB-
Non-investment Grade Speculative
Ba1BB+BB+BB (high)BB+
Ba2BBBBBBBB
Ba3BB-BB-BB (low)BB-
Highly Speculative
B1B+B+B (high)B+
B2BBBB
B3B-B-B (low)B-
Substantial Risks
Caa1CCC+CCC+CCC
Caa2CCCCCCCCCCCC
Caa3CCC-CCC-CCC
Extremely Speculative
CaCCCCCCCCC
CCCCC
In Default with Little Prospect for Recovery
CDRDRD
In Default
SDSD
CDDDD
DDDD
DDDDDD
Not Rated
NRNRNRNRNR

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