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Vietnam's surprise rate cut may spur growth

But move raises credit risks in nation still grappling with hangover of bad debt

Hanoi

VIETNAM'S surprise lowering of interest rates for the first time in three years may help to support economic growth, but raises credit risks in a nation still grappling with a hangover of bad debt.

The central bank reduced the refinance rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per

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