Tunisian government under fire for sacking central bank governor


Rating agency Moody's Investors Service on July 23 labelled the decision to remove the governor of the central bank from his post as "credit negative". Tunisia's sovereign credit rating from Moody's is Baa3 negative after concerns about the independence of the central bank were raised by analysts.

Mustapha Kamel Nabli was relieved of his duties at the Central Bank of Tunisia following a July 18 vote by parliament. The process of sacking him had been under way for some months after he clashed with

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