MoF to penalise manipulation of stock prices Business

MoF to penalise manipulation of stock prices

To stabilise investor sentiment after the Lunar New Year holiday, the Ministry of Finance has directed the State Securities Commission to closely monitor the market and crack down on the use of negative information about the coronavirus epidemic to manipulate stock prices.
New regulations issued on securities margin trading Business

New regulations issued on securities margin trading

The State Securities Commission (SSC) has issued new regulations on which Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) shares on the Premium list will be allowed for margin trading from April this year. This decision will replace existing regulations on securities margin transactions.
New grouping to boost UPCoM Business

New grouping to boost UPCoM

The classification of stocks on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) will have a positive impact on the stock market, according to experts and analysts.

Margin rule causes share sell-off

Stocks slumped as discouraged investors sold off shares deemed ineligible for margin trading by the two national stock exchanges on Oct. 12.

Watchdog issues margin-trading guideline

The State Securities Commission issued its long-awaited margin trading guidlines on August 30, regulations which will officially enable brokerages to begin offering this service to investors.

‘A bazaar filled with cheap goods'

Solid first-half earnings from more listed companies are once again expected to attract the attention of investors in the coming week and save the market from steeper losses.

Blue chips which last week reported positive results, including software producer FPT, Vietinbank (CTG), Phu My Fertilisers (DPM) and steelmaker Hoa Phat Group (HPG), all saw gains on the HCM Stock Exchange last week, helping cushion the decline of the VN-Index.

Steel shares help reverse slide

The HCM City Stock Exchange reversed three days of declines on March 24, with the VN-Index gaining 1.1 percent on the day to end the session at 512.12 points.

Market capitalisation reaches 38 percent of GDP in 2009

Stock market capitalisation reached 620 trillion VND (33 billion USD) at the end of last year, equaling nearly 38 percent of GDP, announced State Securities Commission vice chairman Nguyen Doan Hung at a conference in Hanoi on Jan. 22.