Banks face challenges in improving credit quality Business

Banks face challenges in improving credit quality

Though banks gained profits of trillions of Vietnamese dong in Q3 2022, credit quality has remained a concern of the banking industry, especially when Circular No. 14/2021/TT-NHNN on loan rescheduling for COVID-19 affected borrowers expired at the end of June this year.
Techcombank secures major syndicated loan Business

Techcombank secures major syndicated loan

HSBC Vietnam and other financial institutions have agreed to provide a syndicated loan worth 700 million USD, with a greenshoe option of 300 million USD, for the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank).
Commercial banks tighten real estate lending Business

Commercial banks tighten real estate lending

Some banks have temporarily stopped providing loans to the real estate sector in the short term in the wake of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)'s policy on controlling credit growth in risky areas.
Banks cooperate with securities firms for expansion Business

Banks cooperate with securities firms for expansion

The strong development of the stock market, with rising retail investors and financial investment demand, has prompted many banks to cooperate with securities firms and fund management companies to add more cross-selling products.
Current, savings account ratio on the rise Business

Current, savings account ratio on the rise

A financial report analysis of 24 Vietnamese banks shows that the average Current and Savings Account (CASA) ratio of the banks rose from 17 percent in 2020 to 19.4 percent in late 2021.
Credit growth expected to recover in new normal Business

Credit growth expected to recover in new normal

Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Dao Minh Tu said that favourable conditions will be created to facilitate businesses’ access to loans, but credit quality still needs to be guaranteed and bad debt needs to be controlled in the short, medium, and long terms.