Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, says his country's banks are robust and can withstand a downgrade.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore spoke to Andrey Kostin, CEO of VTB, who played down the influence of Russia-U.S. relations ahead of the upcoming American presidential election.
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told CNBC that a wave of asset selling by the government could be the best way to boost Nigeria's recession-hit economy.
The next world economic downturn is most likely to come from the U.S., Fitch Ratings’ chief economist has warned.
Fitch Ratings painted a gloomy picture of the U.K.'s economic prospects, warning that the government was poorly prepared for quitting the EU.
With over three months to go, 2016 looks set to be a record year in terms of the number of sovereign downgrades by Fitch Ratings.
Simon Choi, CEO at Dagong Global Credit Rating, explains the significant disconnect between domestically-issued credit ratings and bad loans in China.
Who's responsible for any debt left behind by your loved ones? That depends on the type of debt, but the answer usually is: Not you.
Sven Reinke, vice president and senior analyst at Moody's says that the Ahold Delhaize merger will create a stronger, larger competitor, particularly in the United States.
Mario Centeno, Portugal's finance minister, tells CNBC that he remains optimistic with regards to his country's economic future.
Turkey is trying to stir up growth - but the country is likely to loose its investment-grade status, says Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce, senior economist at Standard Chartered.
Standard & Poor's lowered Mexico's sovereign credit outlook to negative from stable, adding that a downgrade could happen in the next two years.
Moody's Vice President Frank Mirenzi explains that the downgraded outlook reflects deteriorating conditions seen for Australia's largest banks.
Fitch cut its outlook on Turkey to negative, but kept the rating at the lowest investment grade on Friday after the failed military coup.
It's surprising that the outlook cut did not come earlier because Australian banks have been struggling for a while, says UBS WM's Kelvin Tay.
Moody's has lowered its outlook on Australia's banks to negative from stable, warning of sluggish profit growth and rising household debt.
Moody's affirmed Australia's Aaa credit rating, putting it at odds with Standard & Poor's, which put the country on watch for a downgrade.
Australia Treasurer Scott Morrison says he is "realistically optimistic" that the government will be able to push through fiscal reforms to reduce debt.
Dagong Chairman Guan Jianzhong recommends that Beijing sets up a transparent credit rating system to guide the economy towards sustainable debt.
JPMorgan AM's Kerry Craig says the expectation of central banks stimulus in response to Brexit is driving investors back into the stock market.