S&P optimistic about keeping France's AAA rating

Updated: 2011-08-18 15:48


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PARIS - A senior Standard & Poor's (S&P) official Thursday expressed optimism that France's triple A debt rating will be kept.

France's top-notch rating has been stable since 1975 and the S&P is confident that it would remain so, the rating agency's Europe chief Carole Sirou told RTL radio.


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