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Myanmar could get first credit rating

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Myanmar is in early-stage talks to get its first credit rating, people familiar with the matter said, paving the way for an eventual debut...
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Singapore's sovereign-wealth fund GIC warned of a challenging investment environment over the next decade, as global central banks unwind easy-money policies amid a modest...
Singapore wants to be Asia’s gold trading hub

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, an Asian hub for banking and finance, is ramping up its bid to become a center for gold trading that may one day...
Singapore sets tougher liquidity rules for banks

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Singapore on June 24 unveiled tougher rules on minimum levels of liquid capital that banks must hold as part of global regulatory efforts to...
Vietnam’s public debt may rise to nearly 100% of GDP

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Experts once again warned about the financial security of Vietnam after the recent massive issuance of bonds. Speaking at the Spring Economic Forum which...
Moody’s presents grim outlook for Thailand

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Thailand's GDP growth rates will likely slow to less than 3 per cent on average for 2014 and 2015, well below the average of...
ADB warns Thailand to change politics, address debt

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that once Thailand has a permanent government in place, it should drop its populist policies as a...
Singapore IPOs could raise $1.15b

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An Indian construction firm and a Malaysian provider of offshore oil-and-gas services are gauging investor appetite for planned initial public offerings in Singapore that...
2014 London Sukuk Summit to be held in June

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The 2014 London Sukuk Summit, the 8th summit in the series organised by ICG-Events will be taking place on the June 18 to 19...
Not many Myanmar firms meet stock exchange criteria

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Currently, there are just about 10 public companies in Myanmar that can meet financial transparency criteria of the upcoming Yangon Stock Exchange, according to...
ASEAN’s best stock market in 2013: Vietnam

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Stocks in Vietnam surged over 20 per cent in 2013, ranking the country as the best-performing emerging market in Asia as investor confidence enjoyed...
Philippine stocks in huge plunge

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The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index has plunged 21 per cent since its peak in May 2013 as international investors pulled a net $955...
Indonesia sees slower Islamic banking growth in 2014

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Indonesia's central bank said that the growth of Islamic banking assets will slow in 2014 due to rising pressure from trade deficits and a...
S&P cuts outlook on Malaysia banks

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Rating agency Standard & Poor's cut its credit outlook for four Malaysian banks on concern that rising home prices and household debt are contributing...
Vingroup bond prices capital fairly

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Vingroup (ex-Vincom)’s dollar junk bond yielding 11.875 per cent on issuance late October 2013 illustrates a Vietnamese corporate paying a reasonable cost of capital....
Microcredits in Thailand can cost up to 33%

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Microfinance lenders in Thailand may be allowed to charge interest at up to 33 per cent a year, as such rates are still "far...
Vietnam’s ‘bad bank’ takes over $474m of spoiled debt

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Vietnam's newly launched "bad bank", designed as a state asset management company to take over and "clean up" toxic debt from other local banks,...
Liberalisation bodes well for ASEAN capital markets

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The liberalisation of ASEAN capital markets is making great strides this year. This bodes well for companies throughout the region and, consequently, for ASEAN's...