South Africa Credit Ratings

South Africa
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Moody'sS&PFitchDBRS
RatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlookRatingOutlook
Baa3StableBBStableBB+StableNR-

Credit Rating History

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Rating Agency
Date
Previous Rating
Previous Rating
New Rating
New Outlook
Moody's
Mar 23, 2018Baa3Under ReviewBaa3Stable
Moody's
Nov 24, 2017Baa3NegativeBaa3Under Review
S&P
Nov 24, 2017BB+NegativeBBStable
Moody's
Jun 9, 2017Baa2Negative WatchBaa3Negative
Fitch
Apr 7, 2017BBB-NegativeBB+Stable
S&P
Apr 3, 2017BBB-NegativeBB+Negative
Moody's
Apr 3, 2017Baa2NegativeBaa2Negative Watch
Fitch
Nov 25, 2016BBB-StableBBB-Negative
Moody's
May 6, 2016Baa2Negative WatchBaa2Negative
Moody's
Mar 8, 2016Baa2NegativeBaa2Negative Watch
S&P
Dec 4, 2015BBB-StableBBB-Negative
Fitch
Dec 4, 2015BBBNegativeBBB-Stable
Moody's
Nov 6, 2014Baa1NegativeBaa2Negative
S&P
Jun 13, 2014BBBNegativeBBB-Stable
Fitch
Jun 13, 2014BBBStableBBBNegative
Fitch
Jan 10, 2013BBB+NegativeBBBStable
S&P
Oct 12, 2012BBB+NegativeBBBNegative
Moody's
Sep 27, 2012A3NegativeBaa1Negative
S&P
Mar 28, 2012BBB+StableBBB+Negative
Fitch
Jan 13, 2012BBB+StableBBB+Negative

Table Key

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Grade
Moody'sS&PFitchDBRS
Prime
AaaAAAAAAAAA
High Grade
Aa1AA+AA+AA (high)
Aa2AAAAAA
Aa3AA-AA-AA (low)
Upper Medium Grade
A1A+A+A (high)
A2AAA
A3A-A-A (low)
Lower Medium Grade
Baa1BBB+BBB+BBB (high)
Baa2BBBBBBBBB
Baa3BBB-BBB-BBB (low)
Non-investment Grade Speculative
Ba1BB+BB+BB (high)
Ba2BBBBBB
Ba3BB-BB-BB (low)
Highly Speculative
B1B+B+B (high)
B2BBB
B3B-B-B (low)
Substantial Risks
Caa1CCC+CCC+CCC
Caa2CCCCCCCCC
Caa3CCC-CCC-CCC
Extremely Speculative
CaCCCCCCC
CCCC
In Default with Little Prospect for Recovery
CDRDRD
In Default
SDSD
CDDD
DDDD
DDDDDD
Not Rated
NRNRNRNR