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Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year

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Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year

One year after failing to enter the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s watchlist for a market status upgrade, it is still uncertain if Vietnam will make it this year despite efforts made to improve market conditions.

Shares to grow slower in next two weeks

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Shares to grow slower in next two weeks

Vietnamese shares are forecast to rise at a slower pace over the last two weeks of the year amid worries about volatile global markets and falling domestic purchases despite the upcoming quarterly earnings season.

Relaxation of foreign ownership cap helps VN market raise status

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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.

VN Index hits new record high

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VN Index hits new record high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index marginally surpassed the record high of 1,170 points on March 22 as energy stocks remained upbeat and insurers and agriculture firms performed strongly as well.