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BRIEF-Fitch affirms Lebanon sovereign ratings at 'B-'; outlook stable
September 1, 2017 / 12:47 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Fitch affirms Lebanon sovereign ratings at 'B-'; outlook stable

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Fitch Ratings

* Fitch affirms Lebanon sovereign ratings at ‘B-'; stable outlook

* Says “Lebanon’s ratings reflect very weak public finances, high political and security risks and anaemic economic performance”

* Says Lebanon’s ratings also capture country’s strong external liquidity, resilient banking system, other structural strengths

* ‍fitch on Lebanon - political and security risk is high because of spillover effects from the war in neighbouring Syria​ Source text for Eikon:

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