UPCoM offers opportunities for market players Business

UPCoM offers opportunities for market players

Although the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) attracts less attention from investors than the Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi stock exchanges, the market still offers potential opportunities for market players who thoroughly understand it.
Central bank warns of NPLs from transport projects Business

Central bank warns of NPLs from transport projects

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has said it would continue to direct credit institutions to strictly control credit in potentially-risky areas such as real estate and securities, especially Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) and Build-Transfer (BT) transport projects.
VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend Business

VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend

The VN-Index is expected to enter an uptrend towards a new resistance zone after successfully penetrating the psychological resistance mark of 1,000 points, analysts said.
Vietnam potential market for fintech companies Business

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31
G-bond issuance meets 70 percent of yearly plan Business

G-bond issuance meets 70 percent of yearly plan

The State Treasury has mobilised nearly 174.2 trillion VND (around 7.5 billion USD at current exchange rate) through Government bond auctions on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), fulfilling 70 percent of the yearly plan.
Indonesia hosts workshop on Asia’s economic-trade policies World

Indonesia hosts workshop on Asia’s economic-trade policies

Priorities in Asia’s trade and economic policies in 2020 were the focus of a workshop which was held late October in Jakarta, Indonesia, attracting the participation of Indonesian and foreign economists and scholars, besides Indonesian policy makers and foreign diplomats.
Banks forecast strong performance despite credit slowdown Business

Banks forecast strong performance despite credit slowdown

Most domestic credit institutions and foreign banks’ branches in Vietnam expect their business performance in 2019 to be better than last year despite the predicted slowdown in credit growth, according to the State Bank of Vietnam's latest survey released late last week.
Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4 Business

Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index could breach the 1,000 point mark in the last quarter of the year after the Q3 corporate earnings season and with investors shifting attention towards firms with hopes for full-year earnings growth.