Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds Business

Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds

The improvement of global investment sentiment and financial conditions has provided a much-needed lift for local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, despite risks from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets Business

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.
Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP World

Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP

Thai media on February 9 quoted Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak as saying that he had ordered the Commerce Ministry to submit a request to become a member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Financial stocks lift market Business

Financial stocks lift market

Shares closed on October 10 on a positive note on the two national stock exchanges as the banking, securities and steel sectors continued to support the market.
Stocks up as is investor caution, too Business

Stocks up as is investor caution, too

Shares advanced on both local exchanges on September 5 after a long weekend holiday, driven by large-cap stocks. However, trading conditions suggest rough sessions ahead for the markets.
Business

Survey shows investors’ gloomy mood

Private-equity investors' negative sentiments about the next 12 months has risen about 100 percent over survey results in the second quarter, according to auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton.
Business

Education attracts investment again

Education has returned to the top place in the list of most positive sectors for investment in the last survey on private equity investors conducted by auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton Vietnam.