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Turkish president dismisses S&P ratings cut

Ratings agency S&P has cut Turkey's credit rating due to rising political uncertainty. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said domestic and international investors shouldn't be concerned.

Ratings agency S&P has cut Turkey's credit rating due to rising political uncertainty. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said domestic and international investors shouldn't be concerned.

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S&P downgrades eurozone economic growth and inflation forecasts

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.

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Following the Fed: impact of rate decisions on global currencies

The US Federal Reserve continues to be indecisive over interest rates. After its latest meeting the Fed kept the interest rate unchanged, which led

The US Federal Reserve continues to be indecisive over interest rates. After its latest meeting the Fed kept the interest rate unchanged, which led

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Uncertainty over QE perturbs global markets

Global markets endured turbulent times last week amid uncertainty about monetary easing policies in the eurozone and Japan. ECB chief Mario Draghi

Global markets endured turbulent times last week amid uncertainty about monetary easing policies in the eurozone and Japan. ECB chief Mario Draghi

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S&P upgrades Ireland on 'brightening economic prospects'

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has given Dublin a thumbs up. It raised Ireland’s sovereign debt rating for the first time since the country

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has given Dublin a thumbs up. It raised Ireland’s sovereign debt rating for the first time since the country

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S&P cuts Russian credit rating, Moscow blames politics

Credit agency Standard & Poor’s has cut Russia’s credit rating. It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level. S&

Credit agency Standard & Poor’s has cut Russia’s credit rating. It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level. S&

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S&P cuts Russia outlook to negative from stable

In the wake of the latest sanctions announcement, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the outlook for Russia’s sovereign debt from “stable” to

In the wake of the latest sanctions announcement, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the outlook for Russia’s sovereign debt from “stable” to

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US government goes after S&P over subprimes

The US government says it wants five billion dollars from Standard & Poor’s.   In a law suit the Department of Justice is taking the agency to court

The US government says it wants five billion dollars from Standard & Poor’s.   In a law suit the Department of Justice is taking the agency to court

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S&P cuts ratings on 15 Spanish banks

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has cut the rating of 15 of Spain’s banks, including the two largest Santander and BBVA. That comes after Friday’s

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has cut the rating of 15 of Spain’s banks, including the two largest Santander and BBVA. That comes after Friday’s