S&P agency affirmed Russia’s rating at investment level of BBB-. The forecast is stable. The agency experts noticed the factors that influence a country’s rating positively. These are flexible monetary policy, low level of a state debt and a conservative macroeconomic policy. The lack of structural reforms in economics, geopolitical tensity, and anti-russian sanctions put pressure on the Russia’s ratings. S&P Global Ratings agency can raise Russia’s rating if it is no new sanctions and the GDP growth rates speed up.
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