8/6/2018 Rating announcement EN
Scope affirms Italy’s rating at A- and revises the Outlook to Negative
Euro area membership, a large and diversified economy, primary surpluses, and low private debt support the rating. Implications of anti-establishment landscape, the new government’s programme and impact of tensions with Europe drive the Negative Outlook.
30/6/2017 Rating announcement EN
Scope confirms and publishes Italy’s credit rating of A- and changes the Outlook to Stable
Euro area membership, large and diversified economy, track record of primary surpluses and reforms, and resilient debt structure support the rating. High public debt, growth below potential, banking fragilities and political uncertainties are constraints.