Half of local businesses use IFRS Business

Half of local businesses use IFRS

More than half of companies in Vietnam have been adopting international financial reporting standards to meet investors’ expectations and improve their corporate governance, a survey showed.
Local ETFs draw foreign attention Business

Local ETFs draw foreign attention

The domestic exchange-traded fund VFMVN Diamond (HoSE: FUEVFVNĐ) on September 8 issued an additional 300,000 certificates to raise the total amount of certificates to 148.3 million.
Foreign investors’ accounts reach high Business

Foreign investors’ accounts reach high

The Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) in August issued securities trading codes to 296 foreign investors, the highest recorded within eight months but down 8.6 percent over the same period last year.
Techcombank appoints new CEO Business

Techcombank appoints new CEO

TheVietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) announced the appointment of Jens Lottner as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 18, 2020.
20 years of Vietnam’s stock market Business

20 years of Vietnam’s stock market

The Ho Chi Minh City Securities Center (the forerunner of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, or HoSE) held its first trading session in July 2000, marking the birth of Vietnam’s securities market. Two decades later, the market has affirmed its role as an effective capital mobilising channel for the economy, contributing significantly to the equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and aimi
Stock market celebrates 20th birthday Business

Stock market celebrates 20th birthday

A ceremony was held in HCM City on July 20 in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to mark the 20th anniversary of Vietnam’s stock market and the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).