Ireland regains double-A rating

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By Frank Jackman
02 Dec 2019

S&P raised Ireland’s debt rating to AA- on Friday, almost nine years to day that Ireland agreed to a bailout programme from the European Troika.

Ireland lost its double-A rating in November 2010 after fallout from the post-2008 financial crisis led to the country accepting a €85bn bailout package.

A double-A rating places Ireland alongside eurozone peers France (AA), Belgium (AA) and Austria (AA+), as well as the United Kingdom (AA).

S&P cited ...

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