Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds Business

Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds

The improvement of global investment sentiment and financial conditions has provided a much-needed lift for local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, despite risks from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets Business

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.
Ministry tightens corporate bond issuances to prevent risks Business

Ministry tightens corporate bond issuances to prevent risks

The corporate bond market had seen exponential growth in recent years as banking credit for several sectors was narrowed, forcing firms to shift to bond issuance to raise capital, Nguyen Khac Quoc Bao, head of the Financial and Bank Department at the HCM City Economics University, told Thoi bao Kinh doanh (Business Times).
Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance Business

Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance

The Ministry of Finance will tighten regulations over corporate bond issuance because of an overheating market to protect investors and prevent risks which might arise from the abuse of this capital raising channel.