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Downgraded, Venezuela seen heading for default
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Downgraded, Venezuela seen heading for default

Fitch downgraded Venezuela's ratings on Wednesday due to an increased risk of a debt default. Despite a current account surplus, oil prices are not expected to rise sufficiently to rescue the cash-starved administration of President Maduro, said BMI Research, who expects a debt default.

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