HDBank to raise charter capital Business

HDBank to raise charter capital

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) has announced plans to increase its charter capital to more than 20.273 trillion VND (879.48 million USD) by paying dividends for 2020 in shares and an employee stock option plan.
Foreign ownership cap raised at Techcombank Business

Foreign ownership cap raised at Techcombank

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has decided to raise the foreign ownership cap from 22.4951 percent to 22.5076 percent of its charter capital.
Stock market celebrates 20th birthday Business

Stock market celebrates 20th birthday

A ceremony was held in HCM City on July 20 in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to mark the 20th anniversary of Vietnam’s stock market and the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).
Techcombank to issue 4.7mn shares to employees Business

Techcombank to issue 4.7mn shares to employees

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) plans to issue 4.7 million shares to current employees under its employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), at a price of 10,000 VND (0.43 USD) per share.
KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV Business

KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV

KEB Hana Bank of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has become a strategic shareholder of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), helping the latter to have the biggest charter capital among Vietnamese banks.
Banks urged to ready for new rules Business

Banks urged to ready for new rules

Despite a draft roadmap to apply International Financial Reporting Standards 9 (IFRS 9) compulsorily in Vietnam from 2025, domestic banks should start preparations now as the complex norms have proved a major challenge for global financial institutions, experts have said.
No capital shortages for prioritised sectors: central bank Business

No capital shortages for prioritised sectors: central bank

The banking sector pledged to meet the capital demand for production and business, especially in five prioritised sectors, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu said at a conference connecting enterprises and banks in Hanoi on April 16.
Banks race to issue bonds for capital hike Business

Banks race to issue bonds for capital hike

Many banks have issued a large amount of bonds to raise capital in a move to meet high demand during year-end’s peak lending season and prepare to meet the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s regulations on tightening the use of short-term funds for long-term loans from early next year.