Covered warrants expected to attract many investors Business

Covered warrants expected to attract many investors

Covered warrants, which will be traded on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) from this month, are expected to attract a large number of investors since they have lower investment costs and can be leveraged more than conventional financial products, heard a recent seminar in HCM City.
HoSE listing remains a gamble Business

HoSE listing remains a gamble

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) has recently accepted or looks set to accept the listing of three more large-cap companies, but questions remain following a volatile year for the market.
Vietnam a regional FDI magnet, say experts Business

Vietnam a regional FDI magnet, say experts

Vietnam is among the few ASEAN member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, according to experts.
State’s divestment plan set for failure Business

State’s divestment plan set for failure

As the stock market is experiencing strong volatility and shows little signs of strong recovery, the State may struggle to sell its stake in State-owned enterprises (SOEs) on schedule.
Malaysia lowers 2018 growth forecast to 5 percent World

Malaysia lowers 2018 growth forecast to 5 percent

The Malaysian Central Bank on August 17 revised down the country’s growth forecast this year to 5 percent, after its gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter came in sharply below its expectation.
Markets set for low trading before Tet Business

Markets set for low trading before Tet

Shares are expected to move modestly in the coming two trading sessions as investors settle trading before the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, while concerns remain following recent turbulence in global markets.