Fitch Ratings, Chicago, said Wednesday it has affirmed its issuer default ratings on Wal-Mart Stores, with a stable outlook. The agency rated the chain’s long-term IDR at AA and its short-term IDR at F1+. Fitch said the ratings reflects Walmart’s dominant market position in North America, its strong position in the United Kingdom and long-term growth potential in other markets such as Central America, Chile and South Africa, as well as the company’s low cyclicality, ...

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