Banks struggle to increase CASA ratio amid low credit growth

Banks struggle to increase CASA ratio amid low credit growth

The CASA ratio witnessed a decline in the first three months of the year, prompting banks to adopt new initiatives to attract customers.
Commercial banks' credit growth picture in Q1 through expert lens

Commercial banks' credit growth picture in Q1 through expert lens

Le Hoai An, a banking consultant and trainer at Integrated Financial Solutions, elaborates on the credit landscape in the first quarter of this year.
Economic experts mull over best way to aid growth

Economic experts mull over best way to aid growth

Financial experts are considering options on how to support Vietnam's still nascent economic growth.
Behind the numbers: Techcombank’s vision for growth

Behind the numbers: Techcombank’s vision for growth

Alex Macaire, CFO of tech-driven Techcombank, delves into the bank’s inspiring performance in 2023 and how the bank could extend this impressive growth.
Banks post huge profits despite low credit growth

Banks post huge profits despite low credit growth

Credit growth throughout the banking sector in the first quarter remained low at 0.26 per cent, but many banks still reported significant profits.
Regaining trust essential to bolster growth of credit

Regaining trust essential to bolster growth of credit

Some banks are at times reluctant to lend, regardless of their financial standing. Tran Ngoc Bau, CEO of WiGroup, a major provider of economic data and fintech solutions, talked to VIR’s Nhue Man about credit bottlenecks in the current context and how to boost credit growth in a healthy manner.
Deposit interest rates continue to fall

Deposit interest rates continue to fall

Deposit interest rates have increased for some deposit terms, but the overall downward trend is evident.
Bank credit registers slight fall in first two months

Bank credit registers slight fall in first two months

Credit growth fell slightly at the start of the year.
PM urges enhancing credit access, absorption to fuel growth

PM urges enhancing credit access, absorption to fuel growth

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on March 14 chaired a conference launching this year’s monetary policy-related tasks to tackle production and business obstacles, facilitate growth, and maintain macro-economic stability.
Outstanding credit forecast to grow 14.2 per cent this year

Outstanding credit forecast to grow 14.2 per cent this year

Outstanding credit of the banking system is forecast to increase 4.4 per cent in the first quarter and 14.2 per cent in 2024, up 0.4 percentage point from the previous prediction of 13.8 per cent.
Strategic plans in need for credit limits

Strategic plans in need for credit limits

Abolishing the credit growth limits in Vietnam could necessitate a strategic roadmap and the development of effective alternative tools to ensure financial stability and progress, some analysts have said.
The tools to withstand challenges in credit growth

The tools to withstand challenges in credit growth

The ability to repay debt and collateral assets is currently a tough landscape. Economist Le Xuan Nghia talked to VIR’s Nhue Man about the prospects of abolishing credit limits in creating economic efficiency.
Bank stocks remain lucrative

Bank stocks remain lucrative

Bank stocks remain appealling to investors despite the recent market uncertainty.
SBV credit policies to unlock capital for enterprises

SBV credit policies to unlock capital for enterprises

The State Bank has unleashed a raft of policies to firm up the economy.
Asset quality crucial to banking sector

Asset quality crucial to banking sector

Tran Thi Khanh Hien, head of Research at MB Securities, delves into the factors impacting bank performances this year.
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