Stock market sees positive growth in Q1 Business

Stock market sees positive growth in Q1

The stock market’s growth in the first quarter of 2019 was fairly positive with 15 out of the 18 sectors gaining higher scores and a strong flow of money poured into the market through exchange traded funds.
HDBank targets profits up 27 percent in 2019 Business

HDBank targets profits up 27 percent in 2019

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) plans to collect 5.07 trillion VND (217 million USD) in pre-tax profits this year, an increase of 27 percent compared to 2018.
Sustainable coffee production project benefits Lam Dong farmers Business

Sustainable coffee production project benefits Lam Dong farmers

The Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project (VnSAT) has proven effective in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, helping enhance coffee production effectiveness in the locality and change local farmers’ awareness of sustainable coffee farming.
Vietnamese banks’ profitability improves Business

Vietnamese banks’ profitability improves

Vietnamese banks are forecast to gain in profitability this year, but raising capital will be a key focus for banks to meet the State Bank of Vietnam’s strict Basel II requirements.
Most banks upbeat about 2019 performance Business

Most banks upbeat about 2019 performance

Most banks will not officially set their annual targets until their shareholder meetings in April, but many bank leaders are optimistic about 2019 with plans to increase profits through cutting operating costs and promoting digital services.
VNPT among top three strongest Vietnamese brands Business

VNPT among top three strongest Vietnamese brands

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) is one of the three strongest Vietnamese brands in 2018, together with Viettel and Vinamilk, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading business valuation consultant.