US debt rating on watch for downgrade
- Published: 16 Oct 2013 at 04.49
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Rating agency Fitch on Tuesday put the United States on warning for a downgrade after Congress failed to reach a deal on raising the country's debt ceiling.
The US Congress in Washington, DC on October 14, 2013
Fitch placed the United States's top-grade AAA rating on a "negative watch", citing the possibility the Treasury could default on its obligations after October 17 if the ceiling is not raised.
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