A Rating

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A Rating

The third-highest bond rating by S&P and Fitch. An A rating is subdivided (in decreasing order) into A+, A, and A-. Bonds with A ratings are investment-grade, meaning that banks are allowed to hold them. Bonds with A ratings are low-risk and low-return, though not as much as AA and AAA ratings. The rating is equivalent to the A1, A2, and A3 ratings by Moody's.
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It also boasts A-ratings of the major international credit rating agencies.
Die Probleme des Euro haben schon den Wert der uber $10 Milliarden hohen Devisenreserve des Landes geschwacht, die bei mit triple A-Ratings bewerteten Banken in den USA und Europa angelegt sind.