Current United Kingdom credit ratings, according to main rating agencies.

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Rating Agency Rating Outlook Last Update Action
Standard & Poor's AA negative 27 Jun 2016 rating downgrade
Moody's Investors Service Aa2 - 22 Sep 2017 rating downgrade
Fitch Ratings AA negative 28 Jun 2016 rating downgrade
DBRS AAA - 19 Jul 2010

United Kingdom Credit Ratings: Long-term Rating Scales Comparison

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Grade S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS Description
Investment AAA Aaa AAA AAA Prime
AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA(high) High Medium Grade
AA Aa2 AA AA
AA- Aa3 AA- AA(low)
A+ A1 A+ A(high) Upper Medium Grade
A A2 A A
A- A3 A- A(low)
BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ BBB(high) Lower Medium Grade
BBB Baa2 BBB BBB
BBB- Baa3 BBB- BBB(low)
Speculative BB+ Ba1 BB+ BB(high) Speculative
BB Ba2 BB BB
BB- Ba3 BB- BB(low)
B+ B1 B+ B(high) Highly Speculative
B B2 B B
B- B3 B- B(low)
CCC+ Caa1 CCC+ CCC(high) Substantial Risk
CCC Caa2 CCC CCC
CCC- Caa3 CCC- CCC(low)
CC Ca CC CC Extremely Speculative
C Ca C C
RD C RD RD In Default
SD / SD SD
D / D D

United Kingdom Credit Ratings historical data

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Timetable of United Kingdom credit ratings by S&P, Moody's, Fitch and DBRS agencies.

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Date S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS
22 Sep 2017 Aa2
28 Jun 2016 AA
27 Jun 2016 AA
24 Jun 2016 Aa1
12 Jun 2015 AAA
13 Jun 2014 AAA
19 Apr 2013 AA+
22 Feb 2013 Aa1
13 Dec 2012 AAA
14 Mar 2012 AAA
13 Feb 2012 Aaa
26 Oct 2010 AAA
19 Jul 2010 AAA
21 May 2009 AAA
10 Aug 1994 AAA
28 Apr 1978 AAA
31 Mar 1978 Aaa

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