More on Fitch Ratings's take on restaurants (previous): Global restaurant operators such as...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on Fitch Ratings's take on restaurants (previous): Global restaurant operators such as McDonald's (MCD +1.1%) and Yum Brands (YUM +0.8%) currently getting hit by minimum wage increases in China of 15% YTD could see some moderation as monetary policy tightens. The relief to the margin of the two companies could help them keep same-store sales percolating along in the mid-single digits despite sluggishness in the U.S.