Equitisation sees sluggish progress Business

Equitisation sees sluggish progress

By the end of September Vietnam had equitised 94 out of 289 State-owned companies, meaning it needed to put 195 more firms up for initial public offerings by the end of the year to meet its goal.
September auctions prove a success Business

September auctions prove a success

Five initial public offerings (IPO) and four auctions of State-owned shares held on the Hanoi Stock Exchange in September concluded with 100 percent of stakes for sale sold.
Vietnam ranks high in M&A Business

Vietnam ranks high in M&A

Vietnam ranks high among ASEAN countries in the number of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals and the value of deals that involved the world's inflow capital.

HNX auctions net 58.7 million USD in Q2

The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) received 1.28 trillion VND (58.7 million USD) in the second quarter of this year from organising 21 auctions to sell stakes in State-owned enterprises (SOEs).

SOE listings draw more investors

Recent initial public offerings (IPOs) of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have attracted more attention from investors than previously.

Vinalines clears debts with share swap

The State Bank of Vietnam has agreed to transfer some of the debt owed to Vietinbank by the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) into shares of member ports.

Outlook positive for local markets

Vietnam's stock market is expected to grow further towards the end of 2014, with the VN-Index possibly hitting 650 points, experts said at a meeting held in Hanoi on August 20.
Aviation sector needs human resources breakthrough Business

Aviation sector needs human resources breakthrough

Vietnam’s aviation sector needs a breakthrough in human resources, especially when airlines are expanding their fleets, launching new routes and preparing for their initial public offerings (IPO).

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has set the target that by 2020, the sector’s workforce will be able to meet all demands for pilots and requirements on management, exploitation and maintenance.

HOSE sees busy year for securities trading

Hochiminh Stock Exchange expects securities trading to thrive till this year-end, riding on initial public offerings by State-owned enterprises and the operation of the first domestic exchange-traded fund.