C.bank governor’s words ease forex market
Thursday,  Nov 20,2014,19:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The exchange rate between Vietnam’s currency dong and the U.S. dollar on November 19 eased off the previous day’s volatility after the central bank governor pledged to keep the exchange rate steady.
Exchange rate to stay steady
Thursday,  Nov 20,2014,00:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The central bank has reassured the market that it will keep the exchange rate between the Vietnam dong and the U.S. dollar unchanged after the rate approached the upper limit on November 18.
Greenback firmer against Vietnam dong
Wednesday,  Nov 19,2014,00:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The greenback has been appreciating against the domestic currency dong over the past few days, with the selling price quoted by banks at VND21,365-21,375 per dollar and VND21,450 by dealers on the informal market.
Banking system health improves
Tuesday,  Nov 18,2014,17:09 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Basic indicators released by the State Bank of Vietnam suggest the overall health of the banking system has marginally improved in the three-month period from late June till late September.
New G-bond payment unit appointed
Wednesday,  Nov 12,2014,12:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The transaction office of the central bank will act as an intermediary for government bond transaction payment on the secondary market, replacing Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV).
Vietnam mulls extra int’l bond issue
Monday,  Nov 10,2014,18:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Finance, upbeat about the latest successful US$1-billion sovereign bond issue, is mulling an additional international bond issue in the coming time to raise more funds for restructuring public debt.
VND7.3 tril. loans for agriculture firms
Friday,  Nov 7,2014,18:54 (GMT+7)
CAN THO – Local commerical banks have pledged to lend VND7.32 trillion to nearly 40 agriculture firms after three rounds of credit contract signing in line with the Government’s pilot lending program to develop an agricultural value chain.
Access to cheap loans still hard for fishermen
Thursday,  Nov 6,2014,15:13 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Fishermen have found it tough to gain access to low-interest bank loans to build new fishing ships in accordance with the Government’s Decree 67/2014/ND-CP on developing fisheries resources.
Global-local gold price gap widens
Thursday,  Nov 6,2014,15:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The gap between global and domestic gold prices is over 5.6 million a tael as the yellow metal has lost a mere 0.59% in price in Vietnam but 2.1% globally since early this week.
Jan-Oct budget collections up 15.2%
Wednesday,  Nov 5,2014,16:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - State budget collections in the first 10 months of the year neared VND719.5 trillion, rising 15.2% compared to the same period last year and meeting 91.9% of the whole year’s target. 
Gold drops to seven-month low
Tuesday,  Nov 4,2014,18:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Domestic gold prices plummeted to a seven-month low of VND35.39 million per tael (a tael equals to 1.2 troy ounces).
Bond assoc mulls credit rating agency
Friday,  Oct 31,2014,15:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA), which groups 54 banks, securities firms, insurers, fund managers, finance companies and law firms, is working on a plan to set up a credit rating agency (CRA).
Credit growth expected at 10% this year
Thursday,  Oct 30,2014,19:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Though the central bank cut deposit rates and adopted measures for monetary easing in an effort to spur credit growth, HSBC Bank projected local banks would obtain a credit growth rate of 10% this year.
Vietnam kicks off int’l bond sales
Thursday,  Oct 30,2014,18:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has started to introduce its international bond issue program to investors through a roadshow that began on October 29.
Provincial debt worrying
Wednesday,  Oct 29,2014,19:23 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The overall picture of public debt looks gloomier following a just-released report of the central Government on debt owed by provincial governments, which has increased five times over the past four years.
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