BRIEF-Fitch affirms Canada at 'AAA'; outlook stable

Wed Aug 3, 2016 11:38am EDT
 
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Aug 3 (Reuters) -

* Fitch affirms Canada at 'AAA'; outlook stable

* Fitch on Canada - Federal budget deficit will start to narrow again in 2017/18

* Fitch On Canada - Trudeau government which took office in November 2015 will increase government spending to mitigate economic impact of oil price fall

* Fitch On Canada - Slower GDP growth,lower oil prices impact on national income, have caused fiscal outlook to deteriorate compared to last review Source text for Eikon: (Bengaluru Newsroom; +1 646 223 8780)