News Headline Summary

S&P confirms French sovereign debt long term rating at AA+; outlook negative

- S&P says considers that France is determined to carry out budget and structural reforms.

Update details:

- Markets saw S&P downgrade France from AAA back in January. On Monday, Moodys stripped France of its prize AAA rating and Fitch said they will review France's rating early next year, as they currently have them rated AAA with negative outlook.

Print 07:38, 23 Nov 2012 - Rating Agency comments - Source: Newswires