News Headline Summary

S&P affirms Irelands BBB+ rating; outlook negative

Says:
- Risks associated with Ireland's high deficits, debt still persists.

Update details:

- Earlier S&P's Kraemer said would expect Ireland to remain investment grade throughout 2013.

Reaction details:

- No immediate reaction across the asset classes to these comments as this was expected following earlier comments.

Print 16:55, 11 Jan 2013 - Rating Agency comments - Source: Newswires