U.K. debt

Thanks to Austerity Moves, Britain Keeps Its AAA Rating

The government of British Prime Minister David Cameron won a key vote of confidence from the financial community Monday when Moody's Investors Services announced that it would continue to apply a AAA rating to the country's debt, despite its severe economic dislocation.

Biz Brief: Fitch Ratings Warns the U.K.

In the debt and credit mess that now extends clear across Europe, Fitch Ratings has put the U.K. on notice to get its finances into much better shape -- pronto.