06 Aug '11, 11am

France total confidence in US despite #ratings downgrade

France total confidence in US despite #ratings downgrade

France has 'total confidence' in the solidity of the US economy, Economy Minister Francois Baroin told AFP, the first European minister to react to the US rating downgrade. -- PHOTO: AFP PARIS - FRANCE has 'total confidence' in the solidity of the US economy, Economy Minister Francois Baroin told AFP, the first European minister to react to the US rating downgrade. 'France has total confidence in the solidity and the fundamentals of the US economy, and the American government's determination to implement the plan (to reduce the deficit) approved by Congress this week,' he said. Standard & Poor's cut the US's top-rank triple-A rating down a notch, to AA+, for the first time ever on Friday, technically signalling that the country's reliability for paying its debts had decreased. 'Standard & Poor's rating is only one element in the appreciation of the United States financial ...

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France has 'total confidence' in US economy

France has 'total confidence' in US economy

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 11am

PARIS: France has "total confidence" in the solidity of the US economy, Economy Minister Francois Baroin told AFP on Satur...

World digests US rating downgrade

World digests US rating downgrade

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 4pm

WASHINGTON: The United States and the world struggled on Saturday to come to grips with the first-ever US credit rating do...

India says US downgrade situation \\"grave\\"

India says US downgrade situation \\"grave\\"

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 11am

NEW DELHI: The loss by the United States of its top-rank AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's has created a "grave" si...

India calls US downgrade 'grave': NEW DELHI - THE loss by the United States of its top-rank AAA credit rating f...

India calls US downgrade 'grave': NEW DELHI - T...

straitstimes.com 06 Aug '11, 11am

The loss by the United States of its top-rank AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's has created a 'grave' situation, In...

Impact of US downgrade uncertain, say analysts

Impact of US downgrade uncertain, say analysts

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 6pm

WASHINGTON: Given the size of the US economy and the pre-eminent role of the dollar worldwide, the cut to Washington's cre...

S&P says France's outlook remains stable

channelnewsasia.com 07 Aug '11, 9am

PARIS: The Standard and Poor's ratings agency said Sunday that France's outlook remained stable amid a deepening eurozone ...

US loses Triple-AAA rating for first time

channelnewsasia.com 06 Aug '11, 1am

WASHINGTON: Standard & Poor's cut the US credit rating for the first time in history Friday, saying the country's politici...

S&P defends US downgrade as criticism mounts

channelnewsasia.com 07 Aug '11, 2am

WASHINGTON: Standard & Poor's stuck to its guns Saturday after a withering attack on its math skills and historical accura...

Taiwan sees 'no impact' from US debt downgrade: TAIPEI - The deputy governor of Taiwan's central bank sought to

Taiwan sees 'no impact' from US debt downgrade:...

asiaone.com 07 Aug '11, 1am

TAIPEI - The deputy governor of Taiwan's central bank sought to play down worries over the US debt downgrade on Saturday, ...

REV says EVs will "store more total energy than the U.S. grid presently produces" in 2020

REV says EVs will "store more total energy than...

green.autoblog.com 05 Aug '11, 7pm

The quote does not make any sense. What are they comparing? The grid has a power capacity, not much of "energy" capacity. ...

Buffett says US downgrade 'doesn't make sense'

Buffett says US downgrade 'doesn't make sense'

straitstimes.com 06 Aug '11, 11pm

WASHINGTON - Investing guru Warren Buffett criticised the Standard & Poor's downgrade of the long-term US credit rating, s...

Taiwan keeps wary eye on US downgrade: report: TAIPEI - Taiwan, one of biggest foreign holders of US debt, on Su...

Taiwan keeps wary eye on US downgrade: report: ...

asiaone.com 08 Aug '11, 1am

TAIPEI - Taiwan, one of biggest foreign holders of US debt, on Sunday was keeping a close eye on developments after the US...

US loses AAA credit rating for first time

US loses AAA credit rating for first time

straitstimes.com 06 Aug '11, 1am

The United States' credit rating was cut for the first time ever Friday when Standard and Poor's lowered it from triple-A ...

Taiwan sees 'no impact' from US debt downgrade

straitstimes.com 06 Aug '11, 9am

TAIPEI - THE deputy governor of Taiwan's central bank sought to play down worries over the US debt downgrade on Saturday, ...

DBS well protected against possible US debt ratings downgrade

DBS well protected against possible US debt rat...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Jul '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE: DBS Bank says it is keeping a close watch, and is well guarded against debt problems in the US. Its CEO Piyush ...