International rating agency raised the credit score of the Russian Federation debt, improving credit rating to investment grade bottom line, reduce waiting assessment to "stable" status
from BB + to - S & P has raised the rate of the Russian Federation debt in rubles at the level of BBB- to the values of the BBB, in dollars BBB-.
Assessment of both indicators has been changed: the positive is transformed into a stable. Short-term forecasts for the Russian debts in foreign and national currency units have been improved: with Bed and mark / A-3 to raise them to the A-3 / A-2.
S & P experts have recorded that the factor that provoked improving credit scores could be the policy of the Russian government, which gave a chance to the economic sector of the country to "adapt" to reduce the cost of commodities and bans, reducing the risks to the public purse.
S & P Global Ratings - the second of the major rating companies, which improved the rating of the Russian debt, raising it to the level of investment. So, on Friday, Fitch's international agency approved long-term assessment of Russia's obligations in foreign and local currency, confirming the forecast at the level of BBB-. Evaluation rated - positive.
Such forecasts will positively impact on the overall level of attractiveness of Russian assets and will provide an opportunity to attract new investments in Russian Eurobonds by Russian entry securities in the major bond indices, in particular, will be included in the Barclays Global Aggregate composite index.
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