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S&P affirms U.S. ratings at 'AA+/A-1+' with stable outlook

March 16 (Reuters) - Rating agency S&P on Tuesday affirmed the United States' 'AA+/A-1+' sovereign rating, citing the country's resilient economy and extensive monetary policy flexibility.

The global rating agency said its outlook for U.S. remains stable, reflecting expectation of rapid economic growth this year and next as the pandemic recedes. (Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)