SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019 World

SEC, Thai fintech companies set up booths at SFF 2019

To attract foreign investors to the Thai capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has arranged for four financial technology (fintech) companies in Thailand to display their products and services at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) 2019.
Vietnam Finance Forum 2019 takes place in Quang Ninh Business

Vietnam Finance Forum 2019 takes place in Quang Ninh

The annual Vietnam Finance Forum 2019 was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on September 19 by the Ministry of Finance, focusing its discussion on the theme of “Fiscal and Financial Policy Reforms as Drivers for Renewing the Growth Model and Restructuring the Economy in Vietnam”.
Party official receives IFC, Google leaders Politics

Party official receives IFC, Google leaders

Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, received CEO of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Philippe Le Houérou, who is also Vice President of the World Bank, in Hanoi on August 15.
Stock market needs product impetus Business

Stock market needs product impetus

There are many securities products that are widely used in other countries but have not yet appeared on the Vietnamese stock market, said Phan Duc Hieu, deputy director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand World

ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand

The 23rd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM) and the fifth ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting (AFMGM) took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on April 5 under the chair of Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Governor of Thai Central Bank Veerathai Santiprabhob.
Foreign investment in banking sector to surge Business

Foreign investment in banking sector to surge

The improved business performance of Vietnamese banks and a Government regulation to require local banks to meet stricter capital regulations as part of Basel II standards is spelling the start of a wave of foreign investment into the country’s finance and banking sector in 2019, experts said.
Vietnamese banks’ profitability improves Business

Vietnamese banks’ profitability improves

Vietnamese banks are forecast to gain in profitability this year, but raising capital will be a key focus for banks to meet the State Bank of Vietnam’s strict Basel II requirements.