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Poor management causes Vietnam's public debt to rise rapidly: official

While debt ratios are still within safe limits, both the government and foreign creditors have noticed a fast growth.

Betting on loans: Vietnam's companies named the biggest risk takers in Southeast Asia

A report found that Vietnamese corporate borrowers are turning to leveraging for fast expansion, despite poor ...

Vietnam to adopt int'l financial reporting standards by 2025

Financial statements prepared under the new standards will give investors better insight into how companies perform.
December 26, 2016 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to launch derivatives market in 2017

Futures contracts will be up for grabs for investors to hedge their bets.
September 16, 2016 | 06:56 pm GMT+7

Singapore jails four Bangladeshi men for terrorism financing

A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men in a terrorism financing case that has put the city-state's most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight.
July 12, 2016 | 08:51 pm GMT+7

Pound remains under siege, jittery start to week after Brexit

The pound remained under siege on Monday, sliding back toward a 31-year low as sentiment towards the currency remained in tatters after Britain opted to exit the European Union, ...
June 27, 2016 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Asian stocks turn lower on wary outlook; bonds firm

Asian shares gave up early gains and turned lower on Wednesday as investors shrugged off an overnight rally in global stocks and looked to bonds in the absence of signs of a ...
May 11, 2016 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

IMF says financial stability risks rising, urges bank asset repair

World financial markets have calmed after turmoil earlier this year, but more needs to be done to ensure global financial stability amid slowing growth, weak commodity prices and ...
April 13, 2016 | 08:32 pm GMT+7