S&P confirms US credit rating at AA+

Standard & Poor`s confirmed the US credit rating at AA+ on Wednesday, saying debt levels remained high and policy-making weak, four years after it cut the country`s top-level triple-A rating.

Fitch affirms US ratings, removes downgrade danger

Fitch Ratings on Friday affirmed the United States` credit ratings at "AAA" with a stable outlook, removing the distant danger that it might downgrade the world`s largest economy.

'Debt limit deadline key for resolving negative watch on US'

The new dates and deadlines for agreeing on a revised US government debt limit will be a "key driver" for resolving the negative watch assigned on the US credit rating, the global rating agency Fitch has said.

Asian sovereigns unlikely to be hit by US downgrade prospects

Sovereign ratings of Asian economies are unlikely to be directly impacted by the prospects of a downgrade of the US credit rating, Fitch said on Friday.

Fitch puts US triple-A credit rating under negative watch

Fitch said that delays of lifting the debt ceiling would cause volatility and damage US creditworthiness.

Moody's lifts US outlook to 'stable' from 'negative'

Ratings firm Moody's raised its outlook on the US to "stable" from "negative," citing the federal government's progress in putting debt on a more sustainable path.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Reversing from their early gains, gold prices failed to maintain Rs 28,000-level by falling Rs 87 to Rs 27,865 per ten grams in futures trade Thursday.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices regained some of their lost ground by recovering Rs 23 to Rs 27,915 per ten grams in futures trade Wednesday.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices declined by Rs 117 to Rs 27,894 per ten grams in futures trade Tuesday against its previous close of Rs 28,011.

S&P affirms US AA+ rating, outlook raised to stable

Standard & Poor`s affirmed its credit rating for the United States at AA+ on Monday but raised its outlook for the rating from negative to stable.

Moody's warns to downgrade US credit rating

Moody's ratings agency has warned that the US credit rating may be downgraded if 2012 budget negotiations do not produce debt-reducing policies.

Fitch keeps US at 'AAA' rating; outlook still negative

Fitch Ratings has affirmed its AAA credit rating on the US but also left the outlook negative, citing the failure of government to agree on deficit reduction measures

Fitch again warns US debt burden threatens AAA rating

Fitch Ratings on Wednesday warned again that the United States' rising debt burden was not consistent with maintaining the country's top AAA credit rating, but said there would likely be no decision on whether to cut the rating before 2013.

Moody's keeps US rating, warns on further delay

Moody's on Wednesday announced that it was not yet ready to downgrade the US credit rating after the collapse of a deficit-cutting panel, but warned that stymieing automatic cuts could trigger action.

Deficit "super committee" stalled as deadline looms

Both sides of Congress' deadlocked "super committee" held separate talks on Saturday, but formal negotiations remained stalled, reaffirming gloomy predictions that the deficit-fighting panel may fail.

Potential downgrades rise after US rating cut: S&P

Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US sovereign credit rating last month increased downgrade risks for other global entities, including banks, the ratings agency said on Thursday.

Economic uncertainties present new opportunities to India: Pranab Mukherjee

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said adverse global economic developments, including the fallout of downgrade of US sovereign rating, present new opportunities to India, and the country could become a source of stability for the world economy.

US probing S&P rating of mortgages: Report

The Justice Department of the United States is investigating whether credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's improperly rated dozens of mortgage securities in the years leading up to the global financial crisis of 2008, a media report says.

Fitch affirms US at AAA, outlook stable

Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday it affirmed the United States' top-notch credit rating at AAA, giving the world's largest economy a reprieve after it was downgraded by Standard & Poor's little more than a week ago.

1 in 3 chance of US recession in next 6-9 months: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs says while valuation alone is rarely enough to turn markets, crucially, we are now seeing tentative signs of more fundamental support.