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Diamond in the region

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2012
... spending, war against corruption and general good governance - appear to be working and have been given a thumbs up by both Moody's and Standard & Poor's which recently upgraded the country's credit rating to one notch below investment grade. That'll ...

A good new year past the cliff

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2012

Market wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2012
... Composite slipped 6.21 (0.21 per cent) to 2909.86. LONDON - European stock markets rose as solid US housing data outweighs Moody's stripping France of its coveted triple-A rating. The Paris CAC 40 index shook off early lows and rallied to close 0.65 ...

Bad everywhere news

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2012
... Spurs Nikon Never mind the other news that Spain's economy contracted for the fifth straight quarter in September or that Moody's downgraded 5 of the country's regions, or that the Bank of Japan is set to lower its growth outlook (again) next week. Never ...

Good US housing news is real good news

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2012
... as to which news item cheered the markets overnight - troika and Greece nearing a deal, Spain avoiding a junk rating from Moody's, the surge in UK employment in September, or perhaps, Obama edging out Romney at their second debate - but for moi, it was ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2012
... $1.3135 after hitting $1.3140, the highest level since September 17, following a re-affirmation of Spain's credit rating by Moody's Investors Services. HONG KONG - Asian markets were boosted on increased confidence in the eurozone after Moody's held ...

Market wrap - AM

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 2 OCT 2012
... the banks may need to borrow only 40 billion euros from the eurozone, far below the maximum on offer of 100 billion euros. Moody's credit ratings agency meanwhile on Monday said that while recapitalisation of Spanish banks would help shore up confidence ...

Pick your poison

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2012
... disappointed one and all, Markit's flash PMI report indicated contracting activity from Europe to China, Spanish yields surged and Moody's downgraded the ratings of Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and 13 other US banks. That was bad news day. As it was ...

They will or they won't

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2012
... and the FOMC - will. In fact, financial markets are so sure that they were unfazed by the 21% dive in Burberry scripts nor Moody's threat to lower America's rating "probably to Aa1" from Aaa if budget negotiations fail to "lead to specific policies that ...

ESG sheds light on Sov debt crisis: AXA IM

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2012
... in an interview with BBC Radio, as fears grow that Spain will need a full international bailout. On Monday ratings agency Moody's lowered the outlook for the German economy to "negative" from "stable" - along with a similar move for the Netherlands and ...