July 22, 2021 | 12:06
Australia is currently one of Vietnam’s longest-standing strategic partners, with the two countries’ active participation in multifaceted free trade agreements, and an increasing number of Australian companies investing in Vietnam.
July 07, 2021 | 15:13
The upcoming bad debt exchange platform from Vietnam Asset Management Company is being viewed as a promising legal intermediary which can effectively deal with sour loans, as well as help lenders simplify procedures for collateral disputes while enhancing transparency.
June 29, 2021 | 23:16
The latest initiatives of the US Federal Reserve to leave its benchmark short-term borrowing rate near zero, while signalling an imminent rate hike, is leaving other emerging economies’ central banks high and dry.
June 24, 2021 | 10:00
The popularity of cryptocurrency has drawn outsize interest in Vietnam as investors and regulators are keen on a potential central bank digital currency.
June 17, 2021 | 16:57
The fundraising activities of some real estate brokerages in Vietnam have come roaring back in the past few months, with some long-anticipated offerings in June slated to gain investors’ attraction.
June 16, 2021 | 11:08
Unilever will acquire Paula’s Choice, a science-backed cosmetics company from TA Associates.
June 07, 2021 | 10:00
With Vietnam’s fresh COVID-19 vaccine fund launched, credit institutions are drawing on their expertise, implementing zero-free programmes and extending roadmaps for debt rescheduling to ramp up their assistance for a mass vaccine drive.
June 03, 2021 | 22:18
Local banks could gain the upper hand thanks to a number of syndicated loan facilities backed by international financial institutions, with a central focus on climate-friendly energy, digitally-led services, and narrowing the gap for small- and medium-sized enterprise financing.
May 20, 2021 | 08:45
VPBank has just announced setting its maximum foreign ownership limit at 15 per cent, with plans to make a private placement for a foreign strategic investor.
May 19, 2021 | 08:00
Recent compulsory bundling of insurance policies with banking products despite customer unwillingness has triggered concerns over bancassurance activities in Vietnam, and as a result authorities are strengthening inspections of such rampant insurance cross-selling mechanisms.