S&P Doesn’t Comment on Financial Times Europe Warnings Report

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Standard & Poor’s declined to comment on a Financial Times report that the credit ratings company will put Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland, and Luxembourg on “creditwatch negative.”

John Piecuch, a spokesman for S&P in New York, said the ratings company had no comment.

The Financial Times didn’t say where it got the information. S&P plans to release a statement later today, the newspaper said.

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