Expert: us agencies underestimated the credit history of Russia

© AFP 2017 / Miguel MedinaРейтинговое Fitch Ratings. Archival photoExpert: us agencies underestimated the credit history of Russia© 2017 AFP / Miguel Medina

Russia continues to improve its credit history, but international rating agencies ignore it, said to RIA Novosti chief economist at Renaissance Capital, Charles Robertson, commenting on the improved rating according to the rating of Russia by Agency Fitch Ratings.

«We believe that Russia improves credit history and overlooked by US agencies for obvious reasons. By itself, the forecast Agency Fitch is not as important,» — said the expert.

International rating Agency Fitch on Friday improved the Outlook for the rating of Russia to «BBB-» from stable to positive, which corresponds to the lowest rung of investment grade.