Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019 Business

Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of 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.
SVB enhances capacity to intervene in foreign currency market Business

SVB enhances capacity to intervene in foreign currency market

The recent increase in the VND/USD exchange rate was due to inside and outside impacts such as some poor sessions in the domestic stock market and the USD price rise globally, according to Pham Thanh Ha, head of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Monetary Policy Department.
Inflation forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year Business

Inflation forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year

Vietnam’s inflation this year is forecast to reach 2.6 percent barring fluctuations of prices on world markets and adjustment in the cost of public services, the National Financial Supervisory Commission reported on June 12.
HCM City reports robust growth Business

HCM City reports robust growth

The HCM City economy has maintained an increasingly positive trend and a stable economic growth in the first 11 months of the year, creating favourable conditions for the year's socio-economic targets