Moody’s affirms B2 rating for SHB Business

Moody’s affirms B2 rating for SHB

Moody’s Investors Services has recently affirmed Sai Gon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) B2 long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings.
VAMC builds strategy for debt trading Business

VAMC builds strategy for debt trading

The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) is planning to develop a new strategy for buying and selling bad debts in Vietnam this year, in which it will play a central role to promote the development of the debt trading market.
Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019 Business

Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of this year.
New policy to speed up bad debt settlement Business

New policy to speed up bad debt settlement

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is drafting a new circular regulating credit institutions’ trading and handling of non-performing loans (NPL) with the aim of forcing the institutions to focus more on bad debt settlement.
Banks hold auctions to cut bad debts Business

Banks hold auctions to cut bad debts

Some banks are putting assets secured with non-performing loans worth hundreds of billions of Vietnamese dong up for auction in the first days of the Lunar New Year to speed up the resolution of bad debts.
Banks post high profits in 2018 Business

Banks post high profits in 2018

Despite the central bank’s tightened monetary policy, many banks reported good business performance last year thanks to improved bad debt resolution and rising income from services.
Banks expect higher credit growth limits Business

Banks expect higher credit growth limits

More commercial banks expect their credit growth limits to be expanded this year after Techcombank became the first to get the nod to do so from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently.