Banks cut home loan interest rates Business

Banks cut home loan interest rates

Interest rates of home loans at commercial banks have tended to reduce significantly since the second half of July due to low capital demand from business and production.
Fiscal, monetary policies to be more proactive, flexible Business

Fiscal, monetary policies to be more proactive, flexible

Fiscal and monetary tools and policies should be governed in a more proactive and flexible manner from now to year’s end in order to maintain macro-economic stability and boost growth, according to the National Advisory Council on Financial and Monetary Policies.
Techcombank to issue 4.7mn shares to employees Business

Techcombank to issue 4.7mn shares to employees

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) plans to issue 4.7 million shares to current employees under its employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), at a price of 10,000 VND (0.43 USD) per share.
Credit declines sharply due to COVID-19 Business

Credit declines sharply due to COVID-19

Credit grew only 1.96 percent as of May 29 as compared with late 2019, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Nguyen Thi Hong.
Indonesia: Banking industry posts strong Q1 World

Indonesia: Banking industry posts strong Q1

Bank Central Asia (BCA), Indonesia’s largest lender by market capitalisation, reported 6.58 trillion rupiah (444 million USD) in net income in the first quarter of this year, up 8.5 percent against the first quarter of 2019, when it reported net income of 6.06 trillion rupiah.
VietinBank plans to increase chartered capital Business

VietinBank plans to increase chartered capital

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) planned to increase its chartered capital from its accumulated profits or paying dividend by stocks. The plan is being completed by the competent State agencies to complete the legal procedures for implementation.