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Poland shrugs off rating shock to consolidate leading status

When Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded Poland from A- to BBB+ on January 15th, it was not just the Polish authorities that were astonished by the announcement. According to the Ministry of Finance’s website, which described the rating action as “incomprehensible”, a Reuters survey published the previous day suggested that fewer than one in three investors expected a downgrade. Among other agencies, this year Moody’s has revised its rating on Poland from stable to negative, while Fitch has left its stable rating unchanged

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