WASHINGTON — A short-term federal government shutdown will have minimal impact on issuers, though some areas with a significant federal presence like Washington D.C. may see some lost economic activity, ratings agencies said.

“We believe the direct credit impact on state, city, or municipal enterprises is not immediate,” Standard and Poor’s said in its report.

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