Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year Business

Vietnam hopes to enter MSCI watchlist this year

One year after failing to enter the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)’s watchlist for a market status upgrade, it is still uncertain if Vietnam will make it this year despite efforts made to improve market conditions.
UPCoM looks to boost investor confidence Business

UPCoM looks to boost investor confidence

The Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) has gained less attention compared to the Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi stock exchanges in the past few months, but there are some names expected to boost investor confidence.
Initial margin ratio raised to reduce derivatives risks Business

Initial margin ratio raised to reduce derivatives risks

The Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) will apply a new minimum initial margin ratio of 13 percent from July 18 instead of the previous 10 percent for VN30 Index futures to avoid violations and ensure the security of the derivatives market.
Shares rebound as investors bargain-hunt Business

Shares rebound as investors bargain-hunt

Vietnamese shares posted a strong comeback on February 7 as investors were calmed by market regulators and bottom-fishing was triggered for worst-hit companies during the previous two-day collapse. ​
IPOs needed to improve market Business

IPOs needed to improve market

The Government needs to enlarge the scale of the market and lure more State-owned enterprises to list shares through speeding up their equitisation, according to Luu Trung Thai, Vice Chairman of Military Bank.
Stocks fall on worries of tight margin lending Business

Stocks fall on worries of tight margin lending

Vietnamese shares ended January 16 on a negative note as large-cap stocks were hit by strong selling as investors worried about a draft amendment on the initial margin to be passed by market regulators.
MoF wants hike in tax on capital/securities trade income Business

MoF wants hike in tax on capital/securities trade income

The Ministry of Finance has proposed the Government raise the individual income tax imposed on capital/securities transfer to 2 percent for trades not registered to the Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) and not made on the securities market.