May 19, 2022 | 17:04
Commercial banks, with participation from local and foreign-backed institutions, are engaging in bond issuance despite severe regulations placed on this and volatile market conditions.
April 19, 2022 | 12:11
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s decision to tighten control over real estate credit has helped to restrict speculation while making the market transparent and preventing a real state bubble, economic experts have said.
April 14, 2022 | 10:07
Some banks have temporarily stopped providing loans to the real estate sector in the short term in the wake of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)'s policy on controlling credit growth in risky areas.
March 29, 2022 | 21:15
Experts have raised concerns about the involvement of real estate companies in commercial banks, warning it may pose risks to the financial system and the whole economy.
March 17, 2022 | 21:43
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued Document No 1509, asking commercial banks to raise credit limits for a number of fuel firms, particularly those who import extra fuel at the request of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
March 16, 2022 | 10:00
Commercial banks in Vietnam are expecting to reap excellent profits thanks to their broad range of financial services and elevating credit demand, particularly as the upheaval triggered by the pandemic has abated.
February 11, 2022 | 09:42
Sixteen commercial banks cut over VND21.24 trillion (US$936 million) of loan interest for COVID-19-hit customers from July 15 to December 31, 2021, surpassing their commitment by 5.13 per cent, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reported on Wednesday.
January 27, 2022 | 09:00
The prospects of strategic deals and ease in foreign ownership rules might provide commercial banks with more firepower. Meanwhile, a revision of the regulatory regime is expected to bring the domestic banking sector into line with international standards.
January 13, 2022 | 12:48
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has previously issued regulations on prudential ratios and limits over banking activities while recently the ability of businesses to pay loans and interest has been severely affected by the current pandemic. As a result of these twinned developments, commercial banks have become more and more cautious in granting credit.
November 10, 2021 | 21:41
In the face of rising bad debt amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, commercial banks have been forced to write up their loan loss provisions, according to industry sources.
July 30, 2021 | 13:46
Despite the unexpected turbulence from public health challenges, privately-held commercial banks in Vietnam are enjoying stellar profit bonanzas thanks to their full suite of minted financial services, alongside cost-effective drives and debt rescheduling roadmaps.
July 23, 2021 | 17:17
Commercial banks have agreed to slash additional interest rates as they sought to help reignite Vietnam’s economy and support vulnerable businesses and individuals...
January 24, 2021 | 10:17
Promoting consumer finance and simplifying procedures for loan applications would be a priority for commercial banks, financial companies and microfinance institutions as part of efforts to limit black credit, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on January 20.
September 18, 2020 | 11:20
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) should develop policies for commercial banks, helping them disburse capital mobilised from organisations and people, said economic expert Nguyen Minh Phong.
September 10, 2020 | 09:11
Though the deposit interest rates of commercial banks have been reducing, people are still putting their money into banks amid the pandemic.