CAR of banks higher than late last year
Thursday,  Nov 26,2015,19:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The capital adequacy ratio (CAR) of local banks stood at 13.32% by the end of September, unchanged from the previous month but above 12.8% in end-2014, according to a recent report of the State Bank of Vietnam.
Psychological factor pushes dollar up
Thursday,  Nov 26,2015,00:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The psychological factor caused by world market developments is seen as the main reason behind the rise of the U.S. dollar against the Vietnam dong in recent days, according to bankers.
Bad debt drops to 1.6% at Eximbank
Friday,  Nov 20,2015,22:22 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Bad debt at Vietnam Export-Import Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Eximbank) has dipped to 1.6% after a cleanup of its balance sheet, the bank’s vice chairman and general director Pham Huu Phu said.
Hanoi to sell VND2 tril. bonds
Tuesday,  Nov 17,2015,21:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Hanoi Department of Finance is working on a plan to issue municipal bonds worth VND2 trillion (US$89.4 million) with tenors of five and 10 years.
U.S. dollar price increase slows
Wednesday,  Nov 11,2015,21:00 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Vietnam dong-U.S. dollar exchange rate quoted by commercial banks stayed flat on November 10 but was VND75-105 higher than the middle of last week.
NA Justice Committee: Takeovers of ailing banks lawful
Wednesday,  Oct 28,2015,23:11 (GMT+7)
HANOI - The central bank’s acquisitions of three debt-laden commercial banks at VND0 a share are lawful as this unprecedented move ensures safety for the entire banking system and protects the legitimate interests of depositors, said Le Thi Nga, vice chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Justice Committee.
G-bond market recovers
Wednesday,  Oct 28,2015,20:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Government bond market has been steadily recovering, buoyed by some positive macro-economic indicators announced at the ongoing meeting of the 13th National Assembly (NA).
Minister Vinh warns of budget constraints next year
Friday,  Oct 23,2015,20:38 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh has warned that the State budget in 2016 would be extremely stretched while demands for investments and debt payments will remain high.
Savings rates rising
Friday,  Oct 23,2015,16:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A number of banks have slightly adjusted up savings rates and launched promotional programs to attract more depositors.
Consumer lending surges on high demand
Friday,  Oct 23,2015,00:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Banks and finance companies in HCMC have reported a pickup in outstanding consumer loans in the past three years, driven by high demand of individual customers.
Gov’t: Bad debt ratio falls to 2.9%
Thursday,  Oct 22,2015,19:45 (GMT+7)
HANOI - As of September, bad debt in the banking system had dropped to 2.9%, a steep fall from 17.43% recorded in the same month in 2012, according to a Government report sent to the National Assembly (NA).
Gov’t gets green light for int’l bond issue
Thursday,  Oct 22,2015,19:40 (GMT+7)
HANOI - The National Assembly’s Financial and Budgetary Committee has thrown support behind the Government’s plans to issue sovereign bonds on international capital markets and Government bonds with shorter tenors to finance budget deficit and debt rescheduling.
Deposits in foreign currency up
Wednesday,  Oct 21,2015,20:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC, HANOI - Local banks have reported a significant pickup in foreign-currency deposits in recent months.
VEPR warns of credit market overheating
Tuesday,  Oct 20,2015,20:22 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The Vietnam Center for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) has sounded the alarm over credit market overheating which may cause a recurrence of inflation and property bubbles in the years to come.
City raises VND24 trillion from bond sales
Monday,  Oct 19,2015,19:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The government of HCMC has issued VND23.85 trillion (US$1.07 billion) worth of municipal bonds to raise funds for its projects in the 2003-2015 period, said Dao Thi Huong Lan, director of the HCMC Department of Finance.
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