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Market talk that a Moody’s downgrade of France is ‘imminent’ stemming from social media feeds citing a journalist from French newspaper Le Figaro - Unconfirmed

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Update details:

- France is currently rated as Aaa; outlook negative at Moody's.
- France is rated as AA+; outlook negative at S&P and AAA; outlook negative at Fitch.

Print 21:55, 19 Nov 2012 - Economic commentary - Source: Newswires