BAC A BANK opens new bond issuance

BAC A BANK opens new bond issuance

With the aim to diversify its investment portfolio and optimise the benefit of customers, BAC A BANK is offering 25.646 million bonds from January 30 to February 27.
Real estate and construction firms to buy back over $710 million in bonds

Real estate and construction firms to buy back over $710 million in bonds

According to the VMBA, the total value of corporate bonds reaching maturity from now until the end of this month approximates $760.8 million.
Large bond investment funds' NAV hit three-year low

Large bond investment funds' NAV hit three-year low

The Vietnamese financial market has experienced a bumpy road since the beginning of 2022 due to violations in the issuance and trading of corporate bonds of large corporations such as Tan Hoang Minh and Van Thinh Phat. The confidence of investors is at such a low level that many are willing to sell corporate bonds at any cost to collect money at a high discount.
The significant growth of green bonds

The significant growth of green bonds

The development of the green financial market is a crucial topic of focus both globally and domestically. Do Minh Chau, green finance analyst at FiinRatings, looks at the prospects of sustainable bonds and the current interest in Vietnam’s green finance market.
Changes in regulations to strengthen private placement bonds

Changes in regulations to strengthen private placement bonds

Decree 65 amends regulations on bond issuance purposes to strengthen the responsibilities and obligations of issuers in using raised capital for the right purposes.
Clearer regulations a wise move for corporate bonds

Clearer regulations a wise move for corporate bonds

Over the last 12 months real estate stocks, which have about 22 per cent of the total VN-Index weighting, outperformed bank stocks, which have about a 30 per cent weighting.
Careful bond maturation action urged

Careful bond maturation action urged

The last few months of this year will witness a bumpy road for real estate businesses with heavy mature bond burdens.
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.
Real estate bonds shackled by rules

Real estate bonds shackled by rules

Although experts believe that rating agencies are an indispensable element of a healthy and transparent market, and a significant fundraising channel, real estate developers may suffer hurdles due to stringent bond issuance rules.
Debunking the mandatory credit rating misconceptions

Debunking the mandatory credit rating misconceptions

There have been growing concerns that Vietnam’s fast-growing corporate bond market is harbouring financial risks.
Selective corporate bond scale expected to widen

Selective corporate bond scale expected to widen

Corporate bonds, in addition to credit channels and stocks, are now a major source of finance for firms, particularly for banks and real estate developers. However, much work has to be done as the channel is still in its infancy.
Capital mobilisation through corporate bonds may decrease sharply

Capital mobilisation through corporate bonds may decrease sharply

The scale of capital mobilisation through corporate bonds is forecast to decrease sharply, but there will be a drastic change in quality, according to a study on the corporate bond market by FiinRatings.
Ministry to continue tightening bond market after Tan Hoang Minh scandal

Ministry to continue tightening bond market after Tan Hoang Minh scandal

After the cancellation of nine bond issuances of Tan Hoang Minh Group, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) is drafting, amending and supplementing Decree 153 on offering and trading corporate bonds, which proposes stricter condition for bond issuers, especially in private placement.
Banks prioritise loans for at-risk businesses

Banks prioritise loans for at-risk businesses

Banks’ loan allocations will be distributed to much-needed sectors, such as production, while the central bank pledges to impose strict oversight over at-risk enterprises, notably over their real estate holdings, hazardous corporate bonds, and stocks in 2022.
Reviews set after Thu Thiem episode

Reviews set after Thu Thiem episode

Real estate-backed credit packages and corporate bonds are to be strictly constrained under the fresh legislation of the competent authorities.
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