SA Gets Investment Grade Rating From New Rating Agency

View descriptionShare

A new credit rating agency focused on emerging markets says South Africa’s economy is not ‘junk’, giving it an investment grade rating with a stable outlook. The new Gauteng-based agency, Sovereign Africa Ratings (SAR), launched its inaugural review of the country this week, aiming to provide an additional opinion on South Africa’s creditworthiness compared to the ‘big three’ agencies – Fitch Ratings, S&P Global and Moody’s Investors Service – which make up 95% of the sector. In this conversation, we look at the role and assessment of rating agencies and the work of South Africa’s “Sovereign Africa Ratings”.             

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • Email
  • Download

In 1 playlist(s)

  1. The best of POWER Talk

    2,328 clip(s)


POWER Talk is a mid-morning talk show programme, hosted by political scientist Lukhona Mnguni. The s 
Follow podcast
Recent clips
Browse 2,513 clip(s)