Retailers face distributor price rises

Despite the fact that a number of supermarket supplicers have announced that they plan to raise prices, retailers say it will not impact significantly on their businesses.

Garments exports target new markets

Garment exports to new markets will account for roughly 5 percent of the industry’s total export turnover this year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas).

City trading value breaks record

Huge sales pushed the VN-Index down 0.13 percent to close at 582.11 points, snapping its nine-day gaining streak on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Real estate shares lift indices

Impressive gains by real estate shares helped lifted the VN-Index up 6.96 points on Sept. 21 to close at 577.97, a rise of 1.22 percent, marking the eight straight day of increases on the HCM Stock Exchange.

VietchamExpo, Global Sources enter cooperation deal

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Exhibitions Company (VietchamExpo) and Global Sources, a leading US business-to-business media company, have signed a cooperation agreement to promote the export of Vietnamese made products in HCM City on Sept. 14.

Index idle on mixed trading

The VN-Index on Sept. 10 edged up 0.76 percent to close at 540.19 points, in continued mixed trading on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Retail expo opens in HCM City

The 2009 Vietnamese International Shop Industry Show (VISIS 2009) and the 2009 Vietnamese International Franchise Show (VIFS 2009) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.

Stocks break three-day losing streak

The VN-Index jumped 2.54 percent on September 8 to close at 537.81, snapping its three-day losing streak, as most stocks rallied on the HCM city stock Exchange.
Blue chips put brakes on downturn Business

Blue chips put brakes on downturn

The VN-Index on Sept. 7 slid 0.75 percent to close at 524.51, a fall of 3.98 points, as the positive performance of a few blue chips put the brakes on a downward move on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Domestic garment sales soar

Several HCM City garment companies have reported healthy results by accessing domestic markets, in response to dropping export revenues, according experts.

Despite adverse impacts from the global economic downturn, total sales of garment products in the domestic market in the first eight months of the year increased by 25 percent compared to the same period last year, according to a report in Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.

Fund liquidation knocks markets off stride

The announcement late last week that Indochina Capital would liquidate its Vietnam holdings sent the nation’s stock exchanges into a tailspin during the final two sessions last week.