Business

Capital mobilisation through bonds a wise choice

Issuing bonds, especially convertible bonds, to mobilise capital is considered a “wise” choice for many banks in the context of cash mobilisation facing difficulties despite continually increased interest rates.
Business

Global bonds issue to continue

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to continue the issuance of international bonds under the name of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners Politics

PM Dung attends summits for ASEAN and partners

Vietnam, as a co-ordinator of ASEAN-China relations between 2009-2012, will make all efforts to contribute to increasing bilateral strategic partnership to a new level, for peace, development and prosperity in the region.
Business

Hanoi exchange launches bonds market

The Hanoi Stock Exchange on Sept. 24 will inaugurate a new bond market for Government bond trading, in an effort to promote transparency and gradually develop it as an effective investing channel.
Business

Vietnam’s corporate bond market warms up

Vietnam’s corporate bond market is showing signs of recovery after a series of local banks announced their plans to issue more bonds from now through early next year.

Noteworthy are plans by Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SacomBank) to sell 3 trillion VND (168 million USD) worth of bonds in the third quarter of this year; and Saigon Commercial JS Bank (SCB) with 1 trillion VND worth of convertible bonds in the first quarter of next year.
Business

State sells 10 million USD worth of bonds

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on August 31 auctioned off 10 million USD worth of government bonds out of a total 50 million USD put up for sale during the third bidding session of the year.
Business

47 million USD in Gov’t bonds mobilised

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on August 26 sold at auction 47 million USD worth of government bonds out of a total 100 million USD tendered during the second bidding session of 2009.
Business

Vietnam’s bond market association debuts

The Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA) made its debut in Hanoi on August 14, setting the stage to further spur the development of the bond market and other financial tools in the country.
JBIC pledges to invest in Vietnam Business

JBIC pledges to invest in Vietnam

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has committed itself to investing in Asian countries, including Vietnam, said a JBIC senior official.
ASEAN

ASEAN+3 to set up landmark bond fund

ASEAN plans to join China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in setting up a multibillion-dollar bond-guarantee fund so firms can more easily raise capital and invest in the region, said “The Nation” newspaper of Thailand on July 20.

“China, Japan and RoK, have already committed to contributing to the fund with an initial investment of about 1 billion USD," a source told the newspaper.