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Australia's AAA rating not in danger: Hockey

Treasurer is confident economy would extend a run of annual growth that dates back to 1991
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr HOCKEY: 'There is no suggestion of a risk. None. None. We're not even on negative credit watch.'

Canberra

THERE is no risk of Australia being stripped of its coveted triple-A credit rating, Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Friday, slapping down speculation the country might be downgraded for the first time in 26 years.

In an interview with Reuters, Mr Hockey said he was confident