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REFILE-BRIEF-Fitch affirms Nigeria sovereign ratings at B+; negative outlook‍​
August 31, 2017 / 1:04 PM / in 2 months

REFILE-BRIEF-Fitch affirms Nigeria sovereign ratings at B+; negative outlook‍​

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Aug 31 (Reuters) - Fitch:

* Fitch affirms Nigeria sovereign ratings at B+; negative outlook‍​

* Fitch says ‍Nigeria’s ratings supported by large, diversified economy, significant oil reserves, net external creditor position, among other things

* ‍Fitch on Nigeria - Negative outlook reflects downside risks from rising government indebtedness, possibility of reversal of improvements in foreign currency liquidity

* Fitch says ‍Nigeria’s ratings also supported by its low external debt service ratio, large domestic debt market​ Source text for Eikon:

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