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Fitch reiterates U.S. downgrade warning

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(Reuters) - reiterated its warning on Wednesday that the could lose its prized triple-A if the country's ceiling is not raised in the coming months.

The will exhaust all of its borrowing options and run dry of cash to pay its bills by late March or early April if does not raise its borrowing limit, the has said.

Fitch's told that even if then continued to make interest payments on its main government bonds, not meeting other domestic obligations "would not be compatible with 'AAA' status."

During the ceiling showdown in August 2011, stripped the of its highest It has since then kept a slightly less sterling grade of AA+ on the world's largest economy. Like Fitch, Investors Service has maintained its top on the

(Reporting by Marc Jones, editing by Karin Strohecker)

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 17:38 IST