Britain"s triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as Standard & Poor"s puts UK on "negative watch"

Britain’s coveted triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as ratings agency puts country on 'negative watch'Standard & Poor’s said there was a one in three chance it could lower Britain’s rating within the next two yearsIt said it expected government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product to continue to rise in 2015 before declining againA downgrade by one of the big three credit ratings agencies would drive up the UK's borrowing costs | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 14 December 2012 Worrying: Britain's gold-plated triple AAA status came under pressure today after an influential credit ratings agency put it on negative watch. It could prove embarrassing for Chancellor George Osborne Britain’s gold-plated triple AAA status came under pressure today after an influential credit ratings agency put it on negative watch.

Britains coveted triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as ratings agency puts country on "negative watch"

Britain’s coveted triple AAA credit rating comes under threat as ratings agency puts country on 'negative watch'Standard & Poor’s said there was a one in three chance it could lower Britain’s rating within the next two yearsIt said it expected government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product to continue to rise in 2015 before declining againA downgrade by one of the big three credit ratings agencies would drive up the UK's borrowing costs | UPDATED: 19:24 GMT, 13 December 2012 Worrying: Britain's gold-plated triple AAA status came under pressure today after an influential credit ratings agency put it on negative watch.