Digitalisation: Best practices from international banks

Digitalisation: Best practices from international banks

Open Banking is a key driver of the digital transformation that the industry is experiencing today.
The State Bank of Vietnam adjusts operating interest rates

The State Bank of Vietnam adjusts operating interest rates

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has just issued a number of decisions to adjust interest rates that take effect from October 25.
Improving liquidity and resilience for local banks

Improving liquidity and resilience for local banks

Liquidity in the banking system is under significant pressure amid rising interest rates, which is forcing banks to effectively mobilise capital.
Banks post uplifting results despite underlying risks

Banks post uplifting results despite underlying risks

Despite bullish business results in the first nine months of the year, many commercial banks in Vietnam are facing a risk of rising bad debts.
Which banks lead international risk management standards?

Which banks lead international risk management standards?

Besides Basel II, many banks have also applied Basel III and IFRS 9. These international standards help banks improve risk management compared with peers.
Dampening bank profit picture in coming months

Dampening bank profit picture in coming months

Interest rates trending higher and vulnerabilities in the corporate bond and real estate markets are expected to dampen banks' profits in the coming time.
Banks moving to restructure bad debts

Banks moving to restructure bad debts

As a circular on debt rescheduling for clients affected by the pandemic has expired, banks will face increased debt restructuring.
Banks race to implement digital transformation ecosystem

Banks race to implement digital transformation ecosystem

The local banking sector, currently undergoing drastic restructuring, will have more opportunities to improve its financial capacity as well as learn modern business models and management from UK partners after the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKEVFTA) takes effect, according to banking insiders.
SBV adjusts credit growth targets for banks

SBV adjusts credit growth targets for banks

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has announced adjustments to credit growth targets for banks in 2022.
Banks to soon complete Basel III international standards

Banks to soon complete Basel III international standards

Though there are currently no regulations that require the application of Basel III international banking standards, some banks have pioneered the implementation of the norms and are expected to complete the work soon.
Weaker banks on radar of major lenders

Weaker banks on radar of major lenders

The prospect for bank mergers and acquisitions in Vietnam is accelerating, notably the purchase of struggling credit institutions for the sake of reorganisation.
Banks acknowledge women’s changing role in business

Banks acknowledge women’s changing role in business

Financial institutions are looking to bridge the gender gap, with women all across the globe facing financial discrimination and suffering from less access to capital than their male counterparts.
Which banks are in the top publicly listed companies in Vietnam in 2022?

Which banks are in the top publicly listed companies in Vietnam in 2022?

Seven commercial joint stock banks, namely Vietcombank, VietinBank, BIDV, VIB, ACB, MB, and TPBank, are among the top 50 listed companies in Vietnam.
Banks should tighten assessment control of their corporate bonds investments: experts

Banks should tighten assessment control of their corporate bonds investments: experts

Banks must tighten their assessment control of corporate bond investments to avoid excessive risk and the misuse of funds raised by firms, experts said.
Localisation favoured by overseas banks

Localisation favoured by overseas banks

Vietnam’s banking and finance sector is witnessing an uptick in foreign banks’ presence despite global economic headwinds.
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