More legal foundation created for repo market Business

More legal foundation created for repo market

The Master Agreement for Repo Transactions was introduced at the annual meeting of the Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA) held in Hanoi on March 12, with 17 members of the association signing an MoU on the use of the master agreement.
Vietnam needs a better Government bond market Business

Vietnam needs a better Government bond market

In recent years, the Government bond market has become an important capital mobilisation channel for Vietnam. However, the scale of the country’s bond market is modest compared to national economic scale and to other regional countries.
Finance ministry to ease G-bond rules Business

Finance ministry to ease G-bond rules

The Ministry of Finance will streamline regulations on Government bonds (G-bonds) issuance and simplify procedures for granting transaction codes to attract foreign investments in the country’s G-bond market, officials said.
Low interest rate slows G-bond sales Business

Low interest rate slows G-bond sales

Despite potential of expansion due to high investment demand, little capital has been mobilised from Government bonds due to interest rates below investors’ expectation.
Vietnam bond market looks to future Business

Vietnam bond market looks to future

Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Van Hieu has urged measures to boost the bond market at the third general assembly of the Vietnam Bond Market Association.
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Government bond disbursement improves

Vietnam has disbursed 47.3 trillion VND (2.25 billion USD) of capital raised via Government bond sales as of early December, completing 78 percent of the disbursement plan of the year, the State Treasury's statistics show.

The capital source was designed to finance several sectors, including transportation, urgent irrigation works, health care service projects, education and training in poor areas and flood regions, and other projects to be finalised in 2011 and 2012.
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Decree hopes to protect holders of convertible bonds

A new Government decree requires the sellers of convertible bonds to clarify all risks for potential buyers, as well as propose a risk-provision plan to protect the interests of existing bond holders whenever additional shares or bonds are issued.
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Bond market largely untapped

The bond market offers a yet-to-be-tapped channel for luring foreign investment, said participants at the Vietnam Finance and Capital Markets Conference held on Nov. 30 in Hanoi.
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Vietnam’s bond market association debuts

The Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA) made its debut in Hanoi on August 14, setting the stage to further spur the development of the bond market and other financial tools in the country.