Hanoi FDI up six times in January-April Business

Hanoi FDI up six times in January-April

The capital city of Hanoi attracted 4.47 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2019, up six times compared to the same period last year.
VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019 Business

VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019

VNDirect Securities Corporation (VNDS) expects its post-tax profit to grow 31 percent year on year in 2019 to 487 billion VND (20.9 million USD), attendees heard at the firm’s annual shareholder meeting on April 18.
Cargo via Vietnamese seaports hikes in Q1 Business

Cargo via Vietnamese seaports hikes in Q1

Over 128.4 million tonnes of cargo were handled through Vietnam’s seaports in the first quarter of this year, up 7 percent annually, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VMA).
How will USD exchange rate move in 2019? Business

How will USD exchange rate move in 2019?

Experts have predicted that the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will hike the VND/USD exchange rate by 1.5-2 percent in 2019 to stabilise the macro-economy and facilitate exports.
G-bond yield hits seven-month low Business

G-bond yield hits seven-month low

The yield of Government bonds (G-bond) has continued to decline and hit seven-month lows as the US Federal Reserve (Fed) seems unlikely to hike interest rates and the domestic monetary market has shown positive movements.
ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds" World

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.