Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – 06:00 p.m.

San Bernardino County’s investment pool has received the highest credit rating for safety and stability.

Fitch Ratings has given the investment pool, which is managed by the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, a rating of AAA/V1.

The investment pool consisting of funds from the county, participating cities, special districts and school districts, was valued at $4.513 billion, as of June 30, 2013.

The essentially risk-free portfolio of fixed-income investments has a current annualized yield of 0.43%.