Greenback firmer against Vietnam dong
Monday,  May 30,2016,20:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The U.S. dollar has got firmer against the Vietnamese dong currency in recent days, up VND70-75 against the beginning of last week to VND22,410-22,420 per dollar.
Business conditions needed for debt trading market - Govt
Friday,  May 27,2016,02:46 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has called on the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and relevant agencies to quickly draft business conditions for the debt trading market so that they can go before the Prime Minister by July 1.
G-bonds in circulation grow strongly
Friday,  May 20,2016,16:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The value of Government bonds in circulation on the domestic market has grown fast in recent years, shows a recent survey of the Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA).
Consumer finances in 2015 surge
Friday,  May 20,2016,16:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Last year saw Vietnam’s consumer finance market posting the fastest growth rate in a five-year period with outstanding loans exceeding US$15 billion, showed a recent report of StoxPlus.
SBV: No plan to raise gold from public for now
Friday,  May 20,2016,16:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has confirmed that it has no plan to mobilize gold from the public for now due to risks though the Vietnam Gold Trading Association has proposed making full use of this huge yet idle resource.
Central bank proposes restructuring HAG debt
Thursday,  May 19,2016,20:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has written to the Prime Minister seeking approval to restructure huge debt owed by Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Co (HAG).
Inter-bank rates drop further
Tuesday,  May 17,2016,20:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The inter-bank rates for overnight, one-week and two-week loans in the Vietnam dong have slid in the past week thanks to improved liquidity at banks, according to commercial banks and securities companies.
Banks offer low interest rates for fish purchases
Monday,  May 16,2016,20:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Enterprises and fishing logistics boats purchasing and storing fish caught in safe fishing grounds can enjoy preferential interest rates when they take out loans at Agribank, VietinBank, BIDV and Vietcombank.
Expert: Dollar interest rate policy distorts market
Friday,  May 13,2016,00:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The zero rate policy of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) for dollar deposits by enterprises and individuals has made banks’ operations less transparent and distorted the currency market, a lecturer at the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program said.   
Bond sales meet half year’s target
Tuesday,  May 10,2016,21:30 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Government bond sales in the year to May 6 had met over 50% of the full-year target, thereby helping offset the State budget deficit and fund development projects, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Interbank rates drop sharply
Monday,  May 9,2016,23:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Interest rates for Vietnam dong loans on the interbank market have fallen strongly since banks lowered deposit rates.
High risk provisions and costs hit bank profits
Monday,  May 9,2016,19:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Soaring risk provisions and operation costs pushed down profits of a couple of banks in the first three months of this year.   
Insurance premiums up 20% in first four months
Wednesday,  May 4,2016,21:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The insurance market fared well in January-April with premiums revenue rising by 20% compared to the end of last year.
Banks cut lending rates
Monday,  May 2,2016,21:08 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A number of banks, including State-run BIDV and Vietcombank, have slashed lending rates for corporate clients with good operations.
Banks to shift to issuing chip cards
Friday,  Apr 22,2016,18:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Banks will gradually replace all domestic debit, or ATM, cards with chip ones with higher security features between this year and 2020 in a project of National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (Napas).
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