South Korean securities immersed in M&A deals

South Korean securities immersed in M&A deals

Financiers from South Korea are taking over Vietnam’s securities firms at a breakneck pace, as part of their quest to gain ­access to the fast-growing ­financial market in the ­country.
Top lenders latch onto fintech future

Top lenders latch onto fintech future

Banks and investment funds are racing to partner up with fintech businesses in their quest towards digitalisation.
Quirky campaigns in financial literacy

Quirky campaigns in financial literacy

University students are coming up with creative ways to promote financial literacy in Vietnam, aiming to help their peers get a hold of their personal finances.
Nestlé awes with sustainability goals

Nestlé awes with sustainability goals

Vietnam’s quest towards creating a circular economy is receiving great support from international corporations in the country, most notably the Swiss group Nestlé.
Lenders look for greener finance

Lenders look for greener finance

Green credit is off to a good start in Vietnam, as more banks become willing to fund sustainable projects in an effort to diversify their incomes.
Cordial discussion on currency manipulation rumours

Cordial discussion on currency manipulation rumours

Vietnam and the US will continue to work towards finding a common ground on financial matters, including the VND/USD exchange rate and trade balances.
Investors wait on VNA’s state divestment plans

Investors wait on VNA’s state divestment plans

Following a highly anticipated listing last week, the appeal of Vietnam Airlines stock now depends on the state divestment plan submitted for consideration.
Improving life insurers’ bottom line

Improving life insurers’ bottom line

Life insurers in Vietnam once again reported losses in 2018 despite ballooning revenue, continuing an alarming trend for their bottom line.
Stock investors advised to hold fire in sell-down

Stock investors advised to hold fire in sell-down

Recent index falls could trigger another correction in Vietnam’s stock market, despite a positive long-term outlook among foreign investors.
Domestic banks gain CPTPP benefits

Domestic banks gain CPTPP benefits

The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership is ­expected to bring in fresh opportunities for international banks in Vietnam, as well as possible merger and acquisition deals with local partners.
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