S&P affirms A+ credit rating for Israel

Standard & Poor's affirms credit ratings for Israel, with a stable outlook. Finance Minister welcomes the announcement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/5/2016, 9:51 PM

S&P: Gaza War Had Only 'Minor' Effect on Israeli Economy

Ratings agency Standard & Poors says that Israel's economy has not been harmed by Operation Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 9/22/2014, 4:36 PM

S&P Downgrades Israel's Local Currency Rating

S&P lowers Israel’s long- and short-term local currency sovereign credit ratings to 'A+/A-1'. Lapid unfazed.Elad Benari, 5/3/2013, 5:15 AM

Steinitz Asks Moody's for Credit Rating Raise

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz meets representatives of Moody’s, asks them to raise Israel's credit rating.Elad Benari, 2/20/2012, 7:15 AM

S & P Strips France, Austria of AAA Rating

Standard & Poor's ratings agency stripped France and Austria of their AAA ratings and downgraded seven other euro zone nations on Friday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/14/2012, 10:35 PM

S&P Raises Israel's Credit Rating to A+

Amid global economic turbulence, Standard & Poor's has Israel's long-term foreign currency credit rating from A to A+.Gabe Kahn., 9/9/2011, 4:38 PM

Obama Gives US AAAA Credit Rating

Invoking investment guru Warren Buffet, US President Barack Obama dismissed the downgrade of his nation's AAA credit rating.Gabe Kahn., 8/8/2011, 9:06 PM

S&P Downgrades US Credit Rating

Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the United States' AAA credit rating after lawmakers fail to 'sufficiently' address debt.Gabe Kahn., 8/6/2011, 11:37 PM

Fischer: Israel One of World’s Safest Places for Investors

Israel has been a Rock of Gibraltar in the global crisis. S&P retains its bond rating. Stanley Fischer says Israel is one of the world’s best bets.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/19/2009, 2:12 AM