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February 2018

The importance of DBRS’ and Moody’s ratings

During a press conference at the Ministry for Finance, Minister Edward Scicluna said that one should not fear and get used to economic growth, especially when keeping in mind that inflation is under control. Minister Scicluna was commenting on the upgrades by DBRS—to an A (High)—and a change in outlook to positive from stable by Moody’s. Minister Scicluna said that the key drivers behind such ratings are the reduction in debt and contingent ... [+]