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    Here are the six things that you should never use your credit card for.

  • Feb 16- Fitch Ratings raised Greece's sovereign credit rating by one notch on Friday and said general government debt sustainability would improve on sustained economic growth and reduced political risks. The ratings agency upgraded Greece's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating to' B' from' B-' and kept its outlook positive.

  • Feb 16- Fitch Ratings raised Greece's sovereign credit rating by one notch on Friday and said general government debt sustainability would improve on sustained economic growth and reduced political risks. The ratings agency upgraded Greece's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating to' B' from' B-' and kept its outlook positive.

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    It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic, according to Experian.

  • The worst is probably over Singapore's banks, says Moody's analyst

    Eugene Tarzimanov of Moody's Investors Service says that negative surprises aren't expected and margins will improve for Singapore banks in 2018.

  • "You see more non-loan products actually coming back to the balance sheet, so that will drive up risk-weighted assets probably," says Fitch Ratings' Sabine Bauer.

  • Equifax created an app for consumers to easily "lock" their credit with an app but the app doesn't work, reports The New York Times.

  • India needs to address 'structural' issues at state-owned banks

    Srikanth Vadlamani of Moody's Investors Service says India's effort to recapitalize state-owned banks fails to address structural issues.

  • China's economy 'humming along' is good for gaming in Macau

    Alex Bumazhny of Fitch Ratings says the Wynn earnings show a noted pickup in the mass market.

  • *Fitch upgrades Spain by one notch to' A-'. *Spain/ German 10- yr yield gap tightest since 2015. LONDON, Jan 22- Spain's borrowing costs fell to six-week lows on Monday, pushing the gap over the benchmark German peers to the tightest in almost three years, after Fitch Ratings gave Spain its first "A" rating since the euro zone debt crisis.

  • *Spain/ Germany yield spread at tightest in 5 1/ 2 months. That would restore the "A" rating for the first time since early 2012, the height of the euro zone debt crisis, when Spain was downgraded by all three of the main ratings agencies. "We now consider that there exists a slightly higher probability that Fitch will upgrade Spain by one notch than that it will reaffirm...

  • *Spain/ Germany yield spread at tightest in 5 1/ 2 months. That would restore the "A" rating for the first time since early 2012, the height of the euro zone debt crisis, when Spain was downgraded by all three of the main ratings agencies. "We now consider that there exists a slightly higher probability that Fitch will upgrade Spain by one notch than that it will reaffirm...

  • China is working in a framework of 'constrained optimization'

    Anushka Shah of Moody's Investors Service notes that China is pursuing "constrained optimization" in dual growth and deleveraging goals.

  • Holiday crunch time for FedEx, UPS

    Jonathan Root, Moody’s analyst, discusses the performance of FedEx and UPS during peak shipping season.

  • Couple doing paperwork

    Roughly 4 in 5 Americans are in debt, yet more than a quarter of them don't have a plan to eliminate it.

  • *Fitch raises Indonesia rating to BBB from BBB-. JAKARTA, Dec 21- Fitch Ratings raised Indonesia's credit ratings a notch above its lowest investment grade on Thursday, saying economic and monetary policies have made Southeast Asia's largest economy resilient to external shocks. For Fitch, Indonesia is now on par with its ratings for the Philippines and Italy.

  • *Fitch raises Indonesia rating to BBB from BBB-. The upgrade means Indonesia has a higher rating from Fitch than from S&P Global Ratings and Moody's Investors Service. For Fitch, Indonesia is now on par with its ratings for the Philippines and Italy.

  • JAKARTA, Dec 21- Fitch Ratings has upgraded Indonesia's credit ratings by a notch to their second lowest investment grade, saying the direction of macroeconomic and monetary policies has made Southeast Asia's largest economy resilient to external shocks. Fitch said Indonesia's resilience to external shocks has steadily strengthened in the past few years...

  • Calatonia vote will be messy, whatever the result: Fitch

    Michele Napolitano, head of Western Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, speaks about the economic situations of Portugal, Spain and Ireland.

  • Christian de Guzman, senior credit officer at Moody's Investors Service, says Japan's export gains are aiding its growth story.