Vietnam Stock Market: Q4 Growth Opportunities

Boosted by a stable domestic macroeconomic outlook, many industries are forecast to witness positive business performance for the whole year and, with some emerging factors, the stock market is expected to be more optimistic in the last quarter of the year.

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E-Payment Booms

2:23:10 PM | 18/10/2019

With a series of new useful features such as automatic registration/cancellation of debit card authorization, electronic cash top-up, money transfer to beneficiaries, traffic fare payment, water and electricity bill payment, expanded QR payment application, and balance statement notification, customers’ demands for quick and easy payment have been met.

WB, Switzerland Support Vietnam to Strengthen Banking Industry

1:56:19 PM | 10/10/2019

The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam recently signed a financing agreement for a grant worth US$2.2 million provided by the Swiss Government to implement the Vietnam project: Strengthening Banking Sector Soundness and Development.

Budget Revenue Rises 12.6% in Nine Months

1:27:19 PM | 9/10/2019

Tax authorities collected an estimated VND892,944 billion for the State Budget in the first nine months of 2019, fulfilling 76.4% of the estimation and rising 12.6% over the same period in 2018. Collections from crude oil accounted for 4.91% of the total and equaled 98.3% of the estimate as oil prices rose 4.1% to US$67.7 per barrel.

BCI - Barometer to Corporate Governance

2:15:00 PM | 2/10/2019

“Selecting listed companies for the BCI index is appropriate. This is the best part of the Vietnamese market, which is qualified for both performance and transparency. Listed companies are the barometer for Vietnamese businesses as a whole,” said Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), at the Announcing and Awarding Ceremony of Best Corporate Governance - Finance Index to listed companies in Hanoi.

Foreigners Likely to Return to the Market?

2:29:06 PM | 1/10/2019

Strong foreign selling on the stock market in August 2019 was seen not only in Vietnam but also in other Asian markets such as Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea. Given the least net-selling in Vietnam relative to regional peers, foreign investors are expected to return to buy in the fourth quarter of 2019 thanks to favorable and optimistic factors.

HDBank Meets Basel II Int’l Standard Ahead of Schedule

1:59:05 PM | 25/9/2019

Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (stock ticker: HDB) recently received a decision from the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on application of Circular 41/2016/TT-NHNN on capital adequacy ratio (CAR) at banks and foreign bank branches (Basel II standard method) from October 1, 2019.

Generali Vietnam Launches “VITA – Live Prosperously” with Investment Funds Managed by VinaCapital, VFM

11:07:23 AM | 23/9/2019

Recently, Generali Vietnam Life Insurance LLC (“Generali”) officially launched the product “VITA – Sống Thịnh Vượng” (VITA – Live Prosperously). This is a 2-in-1 insurance solution that helps provide customers with both an effective investment channel and a comprehensive protection plan.

Manulife Shares 3 Simple Steps to Get Vietnam Healthy & Moving

3:43:11 PM | 20/9/2019

Be it playing with your children, walking the dog or taking the stairs, Manulife Vietnam is encouraging everyone to embrace a more active lifestyle through simple daily habits.

Vietcombank Binh Thuan Affirms Leadership in Financial Market

2:33:38 PM | 13/9/2019

After 13 years of development, Vietcombank Binh Thuan has achieved comprehensive development, confidently rising to join the top 4 banks in Binh Thuan province, plays a key role in the commercial banking system and is a pillar in the local economy.

Hanwha Life Vietnam Launchs Group Insurance Plan to Accompany with Enterprises and Employees

9:49:20 AM | 13/9/2019

Hanwha Life Vietnam – one member of Hanwha Life Insurance (Korea) recently launched group insurance plan Hanwha Life – An Khang Hưng Nghiệp for enterprises. The new product helps enterprises to grow prosperous and strongly as well as bring many benefits to employees.