8/8/2008 10:02:02 AM


HCMC - Seven investors, including one institution, have registered to buy 98,100 shares in a share auction of 3/2 Construction and Investment Company at the Hochiminh Stock Exchange yesterday. The company auctioned over 5.6 million shares but only 98,100 shares were sold at the starting price of VND10,200.

HCMC – Vietnam International Bank (VIB Bank) has announced its pre-tax profit in the first half at VND323 billion, accounting for 45.1% of the company’s year plan. As of the end of June, the bank’s assets totaled VND35.88 trillion, mobilized capital was VND23.16 trillion and outstanding loans amounted to VND19 trillion.

HCMC – Seafood No.1 Co. (SJ1) will consult shareholders on a move to engage in real estate as a new business sector for the company.

HCMC – Kinh Do Food Corp. (KDC) has announced July 22 will be the ex-dividend date for shareholders to receive dividend of 9% in cash and 22% in shares. The company will issue nearly 10.12 million shares to pay dividend this time.

HCMC – Vietnam Shipping Container Co. (VSC) will officially trade nearly 1.59 million additional shares on the HCMC exchange.

HCMC – The securities company of the Bank for Industry and Trade has increased its registered capital from VND240 billion to VND300 billion.

HCMC – The State Securities Commission (SSC) has fined Ca Mau Seafood Co. VND30 million for breaking rules in issuing shares to increase capital from VND50 billion to VND67 billion in May.

HCMC – The SSC has approved in principle the share issue by Hai Chau Confectionery Joint Stock Company.

HANOI – Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Bank yesterday began inviting bids for its core-banking. This is part of the bank’s development plan to become a retail bank in 2015. The result is to be announced in August.

HCMC – An Phuc Fund Management Company has acquired 99,240 more shares of HangXanh Motors Service Joint Stock Company to increase its ownership from 11.28% to 13.57% in the firm.

HCMC - Vietnam Dragon Fund Limited has sold 206,600 shares of Binh Thanh Import Export, Products and trade Co. (GIL) to decrease its ownership from 12.86% to 10.84% in the company.