Moody’s upgrades Vietnamese banks’ ratings

Moody's on Tuesday upgraded the ratings of 14 Vietnamese banks following its recent upgrade of the country’s sovereign rating.

Bangkok Bank seeks nod to grant more loans in Vietnam

The Vietnamese branch of Bangkok Bank has sought permission to lend more as it nears the 15 percent annual growth limit.

Central bank intervenes to check currency fall

The dong showed signs of stability on Wednesday, rising slightly against the dollar as the State Bank of Vietnam intervened to increase foreign currency supply.
July 18, 2018 | 06:49 pm GMT+7

Bottom line: Headless public banks thrive in Vietnam

Vietinbank and BIDV have lost their chairmen to retirement and a new job appointment, but they are doing just fine.
July 18, 2018 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

E-payments boom in Vietnam as customers seek safer options

The country's e-payments grew 22 percent to $6.14 billion in 2017.
March 25, 2018 | 08:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s stock market tumbles from 11-year high

Half of the shares listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange fell on Friday morning.
March 23, 2018 | 11:59 am GMT+7

Warburg Pincus sees more deals in Vietnam after pumping in $1 billion

The growth in Vietnam’s capital markets is a big draw for global investors.
March 23, 2018 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s stock market rises to record high

An 11-year record has been broken thanks to blue chip stocks, and is forecast to climb even higher this year.
March 22, 2018 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Asian markets mixed as trade war fears return

Analysts said there is now a growing fear that the White House has set itself on a more hardline course.
March 15, 2018 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam central bank seeks to lower commercial rates

Vietnam will clean up non-performing loans and build up foreign exchange reserves.
March 14, 2018 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

Many of the start-ups do not deal directly with individual customers, but instead provide the "back end" transfer mechanism for remittance shops.
March 14, 2018 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese banks on topsy-turvy road between profitability and capitalization: Moody’s

This trend could continue in 2018 due to rising demand for credit.
March 06, 2018 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Asian markets tumble as Trump tariffs fan trade war fears

Traders followed their U.S. counterparts in heading to the hills after the president imposed levies on the commodities as part of his 'America First' policy.
March 02, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

VN-Index regains top performing spot in Asia thanks to foreign investors

Vietnam's growth forecast is strong enough to have foreign investors paying premiums to buy into the market.
February 28, 2018 | 01:50 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
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