Monthly Archives: January 2018

US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass new budget

By | January 20, 2018

The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. It was unclear which way the vote would go as the midnight deadline approached, with Republicans and Democrats split on key issues. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the bill to fund the gov… Powered by WPeMatico

Fitch Upgrades Spain to ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable

By | January 20, 2018

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Spain’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘A-‘ from ‘BBB+’. The Outlook is Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary. KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade of Spain’s IDRs reflects the following key ratin… Powered by WPeMatico