Welcome to the Wild West of junk

30 May 2021 - 05:03 By HILARY JOFFE

It was SA's most peaceful ratings round for a long while. In this month's scheduled updates from Moody's, S&P Global Ratings and Fitch, all three agencies kept their ratings on SA unchanged.

Their reports contained the usual warnings about SA's increasingly unaffordable public debt and inability to implement growth-boosting reforms. But they were sunnier than they've been for some time on the short-term economic and fiscal outlook...

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