Brocker.Org: S&P: Germany ‘AAA/A-1+’ ratings affirmed; outlook stable – Reuters


Reuters just released key highlights from the latest S&P report on Germany:

  • Germany ‘AAA/A-1+’ ratings affirmed; outlook stable
  • Germany’s diversified and competitive economy will sustain current growth momentum, predominantly supported by strong domestic demand
  • Stable outlook reflects view that over next 2 years, Germany’s public finances, balance sheet to continue to withstand potential economic shocks
  • Another grand coalition is most likely parliamentary election outcome
  • Germany’s surpluses on external and fiscal balance sheet will enable the country to weather external shocks
  • Despite potential tax reductions, other pre-election promises, expect germany’s fiscal performance will remain a ratings strength in medium term