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Index pokes nose above 500

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Index pokes nose above 500

Blue chip shares rallied on Aug. 13 on the HCM Stock Exchange, lifting the VN-Index over the psychlogically significant 500-mark, as trading volume hit a two-month high.

Leading economist visits Vietnam

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Leading economist visits Vietnam

A leading economist on the subject of growth in the region began a week-long visit to Vietnam to share his perspectives on national development strategies with the country's policy makers and researchers.

Property popular as Index nears 500

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Property popular as Index nears 500

Almost all shares in the construction and real estate development sectors hit their ceiling prices on the HCM Stock Exchange on August 12, lifting the VN-Index to within striking distance of the psychologically-important 500-mark, but acclerated profitaking put the brakes on the upward trend.

Bank capital adequacy rules tighten

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Bank capital adequacy rules tighten

The State Bank of Vietnam on Aug 11 tightened the cap on the ratio that commercial banks and to the financial institutions may maintain between short-term deposits and medium- to long-term outstanding loans, in a new move to increase the security of the banking system.

Taiwan firms to invest more in Vietnam

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Taiwan firms to invest more in Vietnam

With analysts having predicted Vietnam ’s economy would rebound by late this year, Taiwanese investors would soon boost investment in Vietnam , a business conference in Ho Chi Minh City heard on Aug. 10.