S&PGR raises Bahrain outlook to positive

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New York, Nov. 26 (BNA): S&P Global Ratings has raised its outlook on Bahrain to positive from stable and affirmed the country's 'B+/B' ratings.


The ratings agency said "Bahrain's relatively diverse economy benefits from proximity to the large Saudi Arabian market, strong regulatory oversight of the financial sector, a relatively well-educated work force, and low-cost environment."


Bahrain's economy is also benefiting from an increase in regional activity, S&P added, Market Watch reports.