March 30, 2021 | 10:45
Although the State Bank of Vietnam has set stringent limits on credit growth at commercial lenders in a bid to control risky lending activities, commercial lenders are now looking forward to a potential future easing of the credit growth limit.
August 19, 2020 | 09:27
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) announced it could adjust monetary policies, including credit growth and incentives, in the remaining months of the year to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 10, 2020 | 12:56
Non-performing loans are still increasing despite slow credit expansion as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches many businesses to their limits.
June 22, 2020 | 15:01
Experts have forecast bank credit growth in the second quarter to reach 3.5-4 percent, much higher than the rate in the first quarter.
June 19, 2020 | 10:28
The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) plans to issue 4.7 million shares to current employees under its employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), at a price of 10,000 VND (0.43 USD) per share.
December 18, 2018 | 08:00
Credit growth has climbed to around 16 per cent by the end of November, possibly on track to meet the target of 17 per cent set for the entire year.
December 17, 2018 | 11:52
Experts suggest the central bank to abolish the annual credit growth target and let the market decide its own supply and demand of credit.
December 13, 2018 | 10:59
As many banks have reached their credit growth limit, they are seeking for additional space from the central bank to meet the year-end credit demand.
October 16, 2018 | 10:08
Authorities need to closely control the rapid increase in Vietnam’s credit-to-GDP gap so as not to cause high inflation as in the past, experts have warned.
September 01, 2018 | 09:15
Banks are confident in reaching their full-year profit targets albeit the central bank is unlikely to loosen banks’ credit growth limit in the second half.
August 28, 2018 | 10:08
Local banks might struggle more in the second half of the year as the central bank refuses to increase the credit growth limit.
July 31, 2018 | 09:14
Though credit growth has declined recently, Vietnam’s GDP has continued to rise in the past one and a half years thanks to the improvement of credit quality and the contribution of foreign direct investment (FDI) firms.
March 14, 2013 | 15:26
Although banks are continuing to reduce lending rates and offer more preferential credit packages, the sluggish loan market continues to hobble the banking system.
February 26, 2013 | 15:46
Bad loans and other losses from banking activities produced a dramatic decline in performance for Vietnam’s banking system.
February 21, 2013 | 11:32
Industry players in early 2013 have put credit performance on the dinner plate.