France Could Get S&P ‘Negative Outlook’ in Week, Tribune Reports

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services may give France a “negative outlook,” La Tribune reported, citing “several sources.”

It could make the change on the country’s credit rating within a week to 10 days, La Tribune cited an unidentified diplomatic source as saying.

La Tribune cited another unidentified person as saying the announcement could have been made Nov. 25, but was delayed for an unknown reason.

S&P doesn’t comment on market speculation about its ratings, spokesman John Piecuch said in an e-mailed statement today.

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