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Fitch affirms U.S. at AAA, outlook stable
August 16, 2011 / 1:31 PM / in 6 years

Fitch affirms U.S. at AAA, outlook stable

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday it affirmed the United States’ top-notch credit rating at AAA, giving the world’s largest economy a reprieve after it was downgraded by Standard & Poor’s little more than a week ago.

Fitch said the outlook for the rating was stable.

Reporting by Burton Frierson, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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