Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy World

Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy

Singapore on October 14 decided to ease monetary policy for the first time in more than three years as the national economy has narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter of 2019.
Indonesia reduces rates again due to low growth World

Indonesia reduces rates again due to low growth

Indonesia’s central bank (BI) slashed interest rates on September 19 for the third month in a row as Southeast Asia's biggest economy is affected by the US-China trade war and slow global growth.
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.
 Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age Business

Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age

Business leaders and economic experts discussed how an open economy like Vietnam should deal with risks and impacts in the wake of international economic and technological upheavals at a business forum themed “Navigating the digital age” held by Forbes Vietnam in HCM City on August 15.
Vietnam could emerge as developed economy: expert Business

Vietnam could emerge as developed economy: expert

The prolonging trade war between the US and China makes it easier for Vietnam to continue its upward trajectory toward becoming a developed economy, Bennett Murray recently wrote on the ‘Foreign Policy’ paper.
Forex rate under pressure of US-China trade tensions Business

Forex rate under pressure of US-China trade tensions

The foreign exchange market in Vietnam has heated up recently when the daily reference exchange rate set by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) continuously climbed to new record levels and the VND/USD rates listed at commercial banks also surged.