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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...
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...
Moody’s upgrades Vietnam to B1; outlook stable

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Rating agency Moody's Investors Service raised Vietnam's credit rating for the first time in nearly two years on July 29 to B1 with a...
Political situation weighs on Thailand’s growth, says Moody’s

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Thailand's credit outlook is stable along with others in Asia Pacific, said Moody's Invstors Service, but political developments will be key. "While the recent coup...
Three Malaysian banks in merger talks

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Three Malaysian banks, including CIMB Group Holdings, said on July 10 that they are in merger talks, which, if successful, would create the country's...
Societe Generale sets up sukuk programme in Malaysia

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Societe Generale, France's third-largest bank by assets, will set up a 1 billion ringgit ($311.3 million) multi-currency sukuk (Islamic bonds) programme in Malaysia, the...
Thailand’s inflation hits 14-month high

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Thailand's consumer-price index continued an upward trend in May to reach its highest level in 14 months. Inflation rose 2.62 per cent in May,...
Malaysia state fund 1MDB under heavy debt

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Lurking beneath Malaysia's solid investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not even generating enough cash...
Moody’s: Thailand coup makes economic woes worse

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...
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...
Philippines await new credit rating upgrade

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The Philippines may get a further credit rating upgrade as early as 2014 on the back of the economy’s rosy prospects, Bangko Sentral ng...
Bad debt in Vietnam seen at 15% of loans

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Rating agency Moody's in a new report on Vietnam said that the country's non-performing loan (NLP) ratio is much higher than the official figure...
Bleak outlook for Thai economy

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The political tensions in Thailand are taking their toll on the economy. While tourism arrivals dropped 15 per cent from November 2013, Bank of...
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...
Yingluck wants December be ‘month of happiness’

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Embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has voiced her relief over the easing of protests in the capital Bangkok, saying that she would like...
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,...
Moody’s raises outlook on Malaysia to positive

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Moody's Investors Service has affirmed Malaysia's government bond and issuer ratings at A3, but has changed the outlook to positive from stable. The international...
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...