Standard and Poor's maintains top rating for France

23rd December 2010, Comments 0 comments

Ratings agency Standard and Poor's said Thursday it had maintained its top AAA rating on France, citing the country's "stable" political environment" and its "prudent economic policies."

"The ratings reflect our views of the wealth and depth of France's economy as well as its political environment, which we regard as stable and oriented toward prudent economic policies," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Marko Mrsnik.

The agency said its outlook on France remained stable.

© 2010 AFP

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