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A job you can’t really bank on

Vietnamese banks are finding it tough to recruit new staff despite offering good salaries and perks.

Vietnamese banks to raise charter capital from retained earnings

Several factors including ownership limits and negotiating hassles have made local banks less attractive to ...

Philippines, Indonesia stocks rise 2 pct

The increase came as sentiment was buoyed after a softer US inflation print hinted at fewer rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this year.
May 11, 2018 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should rethink locations of proposed special economic zones

It’s hard to see any logic behind Vietnam’s choice for special economic zones, all of which are far from the biggest cities. 
May 06, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese startups pour $129 million into financial tech

Widespread smartphone usage, increased consumer spending and a low unemployment rate have spurred investment.
April 16, 2018 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese banks told to deploy tighter security after worker steals $10 mln from customer

The central bank has required lenders to strictly comply with legal regulations on protecting and combating violations in the monetary and banking fields.
February 24, 2018 | 12:58 pm GMT+7

Outlook bright for Vietnam’s soaring stock market in 2018

After hitting a decade-long high in 2017, the banking and energy sectors could drive the market to record levels.
February 21, 2018 | 06:07 pm GMT+7

Asia stocks pummeled by fresh Wall Street slide, safe havens in demand

Another big slide.
February 09, 2018 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Bitcoin skids amid broad cryptocurrency sell-off

The virtual currency has been down by almost 40 percent in 2018, amid worries about a regulatory clampdown.
February 03, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Homeless in Hong Kong: soaring costs fuel housing crisis in Asian financial hub

Hong Kong's homeless population has jumped 30 percent in five years, while the city's wealth gap swells to widest in more than 40 years.
January 26, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s banking sector expects 44 pct surge in profits in 2017

Bad debts have gone down and the real estate market is warming up.
December 26, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin surges above $16,000 as concerns mount

'Bitcoin now seems like a charging train with no brakes.'
December 08, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

China eases foreign limits in finance as Trump leaves

Foreign firms can now own as much as 51 percent of shares in securities, funds and futures industries in China.
November 19, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam to tighten credit for high-end property developments: Central bank governor

The use of short-term funds for medium- to long-term loans will be cut.
November 17, 2017 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Bank of England sees up to 75,000 finance job losses after Brexit: BBC

BoE thought the figure could vary depending on the terms on which Britain left the EU.
October 31, 2017 | 02:26 pm GMT+7
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