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Fitch Ratings Downgrades Sri Lanka’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating to ‘C’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘C’ from ‘CC’ following the Government’s decision to suspend debt servicing of several categories of its external…

Fitch Ratings Expects IMF Board to Approve Proposed SDR allocation in August

Fitch expects the new general special drawing rights (SDR) allocation to be approved by the IMF’s board of governors, likely in August. The move will raise foreign exchange reserves for…

Asset risk looms over Sri Lankan insurers

Sri Lankan insurers are facing heightened asset risk due to the country’s weaker credit profile and lower national ratings of several state-owned and private institutions, a Fitch Ratings report said.…

Elevated capex requirements may force Airtel Lanka to seek a M&A deal – Fitch

Bharti Airtel Lanka may still seek a merger and acquisition (M&A) deal due to competition and higher taxes amid elevated capex requirements, Fitch Rating said a latest report. “Telcos in…