Local ETFs draw foreign attention Business

Local ETFs draw foreign attention

The domestic exchange-traded fund VFMVN Diamond (HoSE: FUEVFVNĐ) on September 8 issued an additional 300,000 certificates to raise the total amount of certificates to 148.3 million.
Property prices to bottom by mid-2021 Business

Property prices to bottom by mid-2021

The Vietnamese property market is expected to slow down, with prices starting to drop by the end of this year and hitting the bottom by mid-2021, creating opportunities for home buyers sitting on cash, experts have forecast.
Derivatives market sees liquidity rise in July Business

Derivatives market sees liquidity rise in July

Transactions on the derivatives market in July increased compared to June with average trading volume up by 18.59 percent to about 212,623 contracts per session, according to statistics from the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX).
IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19 Business

IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – will provide another 40 million USD for the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) to help with the support of COVID-hit clients, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
AIIB approves 100-million-USD loan to VPBank Business

AIIB approves 100-million-USD loan to VPBank

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said on July 17 that its board of directors had approved a 100-million-USD loan to the Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) to help sustain business activities disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Singapore secures three of top five regional deals World

Singapore secures three of top five regional deals

Singapore clinched three of the top five private equity and venture capital deals struck in the region in the first quarter amid markedly slower economic activity across Southeast Asia due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders Business

Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders

The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to insiders.
Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital Business

Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) plans to sell 15 million treasury stocks in transactions held between June 16 and July 15 to mobilise capital for investment in 2020, announced chairman Pham Van Thanh at Petrolimex’s recent annual general meeting of shareholders.