Banks’ liquidity abundant ahead of Tet Business

Banks’ liquidity abundant ahead of Tet

Though Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching with rising capital demands, the liquidity of the banking system is abundant, helping interest rates in the inter-bank market drop sharply, industry insiders said.
Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system Business

Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system

Poorly-performing State-owned people’s credit funds – a type of credit institution focusing on people in rural areas to help them escape poverty and avoid dependence on loan sharks – will be merged, acquired or dissolved to ensure the safety of the country’s finance and banking system.
SBV set to rank local banks, credit institutions Business

SBV set to rank local banks, credit institutions

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will rank credit institutions and foreign bank branches operating in the country in a move to ensure the safety of the banking system and protect legitimate rights of depositors.
Over 6 billion USD purchased to raise forex reserves Business

Over 6 billion USD purchased to raise forex reserves

The country net purchased over 6 billion USD in 2018 to raise its foreign exchange reserves, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on January 9 to launch tasks for the banking sector this year.
Top ten outstanding banking events of 2018 Business

Top ten outstanding banking events of 2018

In 2018, the banking sector witnessed many achievements such as increasing foreign exchange reserves, remittances, and profit, but also faced challenges in interest and foreign exchange rates.
Vietcombank allowed to apply Basel II standards Business

Vietcombank allowed to apply Basel II standards

The State Bank of Vietnam has allowed Vietcombank to apply minimum capital adequacy ratio requirements following Basel II standards one year earlier than the deadline initially set by the central bank.
Credit institution assets reach nearly 448 billion USD Business

Credit institution assets reach nearly 448 billion USD

The total assets held by Vietnam’s credit institutions reached more than 10.3 quadrillion VND (447.8 billion USD) by the end of May, an increase of 3.27 percent over the beginning of this year, the latest report from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) showed.