Mizuho Bank eyeing mega Vietnamese expansion

Mizuho Bank eyeing mega Vietnamese expansion

Savvy Japanese investors are acknowledging that the Southeast Asian market, and Vietnam in particular, is the central pillar of their business expansion strategy...
Corporate bonds issuance in first six months reach over $8.3 billion

Corporate bonds issuance in first six months reach over $8.3 billion

Corporate bonds issuances have been on an uptrend in June, led by banking and real estate groups.
Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Both local and foreign banks are joining forces to promote an inclusive growth and generate more job opportunities by boosting their funding packages to women-led enterprises, hence increasing critical roles of female entrepreneurs in corporate value chains.
Australia donates nearly $30 million and 1.5 million vaccines to Vietnam

Australia donates nearly $30 million and 1.5 million vaccines to Vietnam

The Australia-Vietnam Enhanced Economic Engagement Strategy will create more favourable conditions for bilateral trade and investment relations.
Switzerland supports Vietnam in building capacity for bank executives

Switzerland supports Vietnam in building capacity for bank executives

The Swiss Bank Executive Training programme is expected to transfer international know-how and expertise to Vietnamese bank executives at the SBV.
SeABank increases charter capital to nearly $642.9 million

SeABank increases charter capital to nearly $642.9 million

Having successfully scaled up its charter capital, SeABank expects the new fund would boost the bank’s financial capacity and expand its footprint across the country.
Japanese lender Aozora Bank supports Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine fund

Japanese lender Aozora Bank supports Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine fund

Aozora Bank yesterday donated ¥5 million ($44,930) to the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan to support the Vietnamese government's COVID-19 vaccine fund.
Greenpeace urges Samsung to switch  to renewables in two key markets

Greenpeace urges Samsung to switch to renewables in two key markets

Greenpeace is urging Samsung to use 100 per cent renewable energy in South Korea and Vietnam to meet its net-zero commitment and climate goals.
Foreign exchange-traded funds foray into Vietnamese frontier

Foreign exchange-traded funds foray into Vietnamese frontier

Overseas exchange-traded funds are being geared towards Vietnam’s lucrative equity market despite the country’s frontier market status and its impediment to penetration due to foreign ownership limits.
Profuse real estate lending on alert

Profuse real estate lending on alert

Loans related to real estate-backed collateral and build-operate-transfer projects are classified as among the riskiest and largest portion of banks’ portfolios, which might require restrictive approaches on quantitative quotas.
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