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Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...
Malaysia posts surprise GDP growth

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Malaysia's economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of 2017 on the back of domestic demand...
Malaysia PM comes up with $72b economic plan

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak last week unveiled a $72 billion plan to revive his country's slowing economic growth amid a collapse in oil...
Vietnam’s 2014 economic growth reaches almost 6%

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Economic growth in Vietnam accelerated in the fourth quarter as banks increased lending and rising foreign investment boosted exports, Bloomberg reported. Gross domestic product rose...
Fitch signals Vietnam rating upgrade as economy strengthens

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Fitch Ratings indicated Vietnam is on course for a credit upgrade as signs the economy is gathering strength underpin a bond rally that drove...
Indonesia sells 1 billion euros of sovereign bonds in debut

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Indonesia's debut sale of euro bonds attracted bids for almost seven times the 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) sold, as the country took advantage...
Philippines listed among 10 ‘hot’ emerging countries

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The Philippines is among 10 new emerging economies, according to French credit rating agency Compagnie Francaise d’Assurance pour le Commerce Exterieur (COFACE), citing the...
Malaysian economy to grow 5.1% in 2014

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Despite the ongoing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy that will likely impact tourism receipts for the country, Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand by...
Thai credit rating under scrutiny by Fitch

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The February 2 election in Thailand has failed to ease political tension and if the five-month political stand-off worsens, it could raise the risk...
Philippine economy strongest since 1950s

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The Philippines in the last quarter of 2013 capped its strongest two years of growth since the 1950s, when the country enjoyed a post-war...
Moody’s warns of risks to Philippines’ investment grade

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Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has warned that the ongoing pork barrel issue and the relief response to typhoon Haiyan pose political risks that...
Philippines, Malaysia to lead ASEAN growth

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The Philippines and Malaysia are expected to lead growth in Southeast Asia until 2015, thanks to reforms and projected roll-out of major infrastructure projects,...
Fitch affirms Indonesia’s rating

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Fitch has affirmed the sovereign credit rating of the Republic of Indonesia at BBB-/stable outlook. In a press release on November 15, the ratings agency ...
Malaysia’s economy picks up steam unexpectedly

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Malaysia's economy grew at a better-than-expected 5.0 per cent on year in the third quarter fuelled by robust domestic demand and an improvement in...
Vietnam stocks expected to rise 10% by year-end

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Vietnam's stock index VN Index is poised to rally about 10 per cent by year-end as inflation slows and exports grow, according to the...
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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There are some strange things going on in Malaysia these days and one has to wonder what the underlying reasons are. First of all, the...
Najib believes there will be no Malaysia rating cut

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said he believes that Malaysia can avoid a cut to its credit rating while the government will try its...
Fitch retains stable outlook for Thailand

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Rating agency Fitch has said it is maintaining its stable outlook for Thailand's sovereign credit rating despite a slew of risks including a narrowing...