Covered warrants launched Business

Covered warrants launched

The State Securities Commission (SSC) has so far licensed16 securities companies to sell 28.9 million covered warrants with a maximum value of 104 billion VND (4.5 million USD).
Stock market needs product impetus Business

Stock market needs product impetus

There are many securities products that are widely used in other countries but have not yet appeared on the Vietnamese stock market, said Phan Duc Hieu, deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency Business

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

The slow listing of post-equitisation firms, including State-owned enterprises (SOEs), may make Vietnamese firms less attractive regarding a lack of corporate transparency and government agencies managing those firms must be blamed for the problem.
Hanoi Stock Exchange improves operation Business

Hanoi Stock Exchange improves operation

The Hanoi Stock exchange (HNX) has improved its share, bond and derivatives markets considerably in 2018 and will continue to enhance the markets’ operation in 2019.
New securities law is a better fit for market Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.
Stock market cap posts significant growth Business

Stock market cap posts significant growth

The market capitalisation of stocks and fund certificates has seen significant growth this year, equivalent to more than 80 percent of GDP and exceeding the goal set for 2020, according to an official.
Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status Business

Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status

The new amended draft law on securities allowing full foreign ownership at public companies and investment funds would help Vietnam’s securities market be included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s review list for a potential reclassification to Emerging Markets status.