Banks face tough balancing act Business

Banks face tough balancing act

Credit this year has grown robustly and might surpass the 15-17 percent annual target, however, commercial banks will find it difficult to balance lending and deposit sources, according to experts.
User feedback improves public service Society

User feedback improves public service

Most people interviewed in a recent survey said that only 50 percent of rest rooms at hospitals in Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa and Binh Dinh provinces were satisfactory.
US dollar cools down Business

US dollar cools down

The price of the US dollar (USD) at commercial banks cooled down on August 27 after tumultuous spikes in the last few days.
Consumer confidence falls in August Business

Consumer confidence falls in August

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence Index slid 4.9 points to 133.7 in August over July, caused by weaker sentiment across all components in a monthly survey.
Indonesia central bank guards rupiah ASEAN

Indonesia central bank guards rupiah

Indonesia’s central bank has decided to hold the benchmark interest rate at 7.5 percent, which has been kept unchanged for six consecutive months, in an attempt to support the currency rupiah.
Banks run out of credit quotas Business

Banks run out of credit quotas

Many large-sized commercial banks have no scope for credit growth for the last months of the year, as they have used nearly all the quota allowed by the central bank.