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Moody's raises outlook of Vietnamese banks to 'positive'
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Moody's raises outlook of Vietnamese banks to 'positive'

NDO - Moody's Investors Service lifted its outlook for Vietnam's banking system from 'stable' to 'positive' for the next 12-18 months, on October 31, according to the recently-released report on

Fitch affirms China's A+ rating with stable outlook
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Fitch affirms China's A+ rating with stable outlook

En nexpress - China's economic growth is expected to reach 6.6 percent this year.

Fitch upgrades Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive
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Fitch upgrades Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive

Nhan dan - NDO - Credit ratings agency Fitch has revised Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive and affirms the country’s ratings at BB-.

Fitch revises outlook for Vietnam to positive
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Fitch revises outlook for Vietnam to positive

Vietnamnet - Fitch Ratings has revised its outlook on Viet Nam’s long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDR) to Positive from Stable and affirmed the ratings at 'BB-.'

Moody's changes outlook on Vietnam's ratings to positive
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Moody's changes outlook on Vietnam's ratings to positive

Bao moi - Moody's said on Friday it has affirmed the Vietnamese government's B1 issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings and revised the outlook to positive from stable.

Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains positive: WB
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Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains positive: WB

Vietnamnet - Vietnam economic growth has moderated in 2016 to 6.2%, accompanied by moderate inflation and a strengthening external position.

Fitch affirms stable outlook for five Vietnamese banks
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Fitch affirms stable outlook for five Vietnamese banks

Vietnamnet - Fitch has affirmed the long-term issuer default rating (IDR) for Agribank, VietinBank and Vietcombank at “B+” and for Asia Commercial Bank and Military Bank at “B”.

VN startup outlook continues to shine
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VN startup outlook continues to shine

Vietnamnet - Despite a drop in total dealflow, 2016 was a vibrant investment year for Vietnamese startups, according to a recent Topica Founder Institute (TFI) report.

SOEs to divest from banks on positive market outlook
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SOEs to divest from banks on positive market outlook

Vietnamnet - Many State-owned enterprises are seeking to divest from commercial banks this year, as forecasts for the local stock remain positive.

VN real estate outlook strong
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VN real estate outlook strong

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s three-year run of growth in its residential property market is expected to continue in the short term, a study conducted by FT Confidential Research (FTCR) has revealed.

ANZ paints rosy outlook for VN economy
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ANZ paints rosy outlook for VN economy

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam is likely to have something to crow about during the Year of the Rooster as several factors will facilitate socio-economic growth, ANZ Vietnam said on Friday.

Positive jobs outlook for professionals
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Positive jobs outlook for professionals

Vietnamnet - Latest Robert Walters report predicts an increase in job opportunities for professionals this year.

Realty market outlook gloomy
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Realty market outlook gloomy

Vietnamnet - Problems in planning and large gaps between land prices and incomes will pose challenges for the property market over the next few years, experts said.

Economic outlook for 2017 through eyes of foreign investors
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Economic outlook for 2017 through eyes of foreign investors

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam economy showed resilience in 2016 with GDP growth an estimated 6.2% bolstered mainly by robust domestic demand and strong performance in foreign sector manufacturing

Buoyant investor morale brightens economic outlook for 2017
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Buoyant investor morale brightens economic outlook for 2017

Vietnamnet - The mood among Vietnamese analysts and investors is sanguine in the early weeks of 2017 after an overall solid economic performance report card for the Vietnam economy last year, say

Bank of Korea cuts growth outlook as scandal hits economy
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Bank of Korea cuts growth outlook as scandal hits economy

Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's central bank has lowered its forecast for the country's growth in 2017 due partly to the fallout from a massive influence-peddling scandal.

World Bank reaffirms bright outlook for Vietnam’s economy in 2017
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World Bank reaffirms bright outlook for Vietnam’s economy in 2017

En nexpress - But it has once again called for reforms to state-owned enterprises and fiscal consolidation for a more stable growth path.

Vietnam's economic outlook appears healthy
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Vietnam's economic outlook appears healthy

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has just entered 2017, but already market analysts are trying to predict the trends of the next 12 months. Senior economist Le Xuan Nghia, director of the Business Development

Rosy 2017 VN economic outlook: experts
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Rosy 2017 VN economic outlook: experts

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam will achieve its 2017 goal of 6.7 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP), higher than 6.21 per cent in 2016, due to the efficiency of its reforms, say experts.

Fitch downgrades Belgian debt rating; 'stable' outlook
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Fitch downgrades Belgian debt rating; 'stable' outlook

The ratings agency Fitch on Friday downgraded Belgium's longterm debt rating one notch to AA-, citing growing levels of sovereign debt, but said the European nation's outlook was stable. Belgian

A bright outlook for housing
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A bright outlook for housing

In the context of the relatively stable economic situation and healthy credit flow, ‘real’ residential demand is on track for sustainable growth in 2017. CBRE Vietnam’s managing director Marc

Vietnam’s banking sector looks stable for 2017 despite gloomy Southeast Asia outlook: Fitch
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Vietnam’s banking sector looks stable for 2017 despite gloomy Southeast Asia outlook: Fitch

The country still needs to address a high ratio of non-performing loans and low profitability.

Bundesbank lifts German growth outlook for 2016, 2017
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Bundesbank lifts German growth outlook for 2016, 2017

Europe's largest economy Germany is "on a sound upward path" for faster-than-expected growth in 2016 and 2017, its central bank said Friday, but remains at risk from Donald Trump and Brexit.

Moody’s: Outlook for Vietnam’s banks stable
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Moody’s: Outlook for Vietnam’s banks stable

Moody’s has forecast that the Vietnamese banking system will remain stable in the next 12-18 months, reflecting its expectation that the country’s macroeconomic stability will support the banks’ weak

World Bank: Vietnam’s mid-term outlook favourable
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World Bank: Vietnam’s mid-term outlook favourable

Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains favourable with GDP expected to expand by 6 percent this year, according to the World Bank (WB)’s Taking Stock report.