Vietnam – one of the best long-term growth stories in Asia

Vietnam – one of the best long-term growth stories in Asia

Vietnam is one of the best long-term growth stories in Asia and is one of the most preferred frontier markets, according to HSBC.
Thaiholdings: explosive dynamism on threshold of stock exchange debut

Thaiholdings: explosive dynamism on threshold of stock exchange debut

Investors are advised to give Thaiholdings a good look to make a bargain before it debuts on the stock exchange.
Novaland posts solid development in first-half of 2019

Novaland posts solid development in first-half of 2019

Novaland posted very impressive growth in the first half of 2019, with a 53 per cent jump on-year in gross profit to VND2.163 trillion ($94.04 million).
Private equity and venture forum attracts investment into Vietnam

Private equity and venture forum attracts investment into Vietnam

The Private Equity & Venture Forum 2019 was organised by Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) in Ho Chi Minh City on May 23.
The art of a US-China trade deal

The art of a US-China trade deal

The art of a US-China trade deal: A gradual dialling down of the trade tensions would be positive for global equities.
Tax implications of selling equity or shares in Vietnamese entities

Tax implications of selling equity or shares in Vietnamese entities

Grant Thornton Vietnam compiled a concise mini-guide on Vietnamese regulations on tax obligations following the transfer of equity interest or securities.
Tax changes to offer safety net

Tax changes to offer safety net

Firms and the banking system’s financial stability are to be guaranteed by new tax changes.
Mekong Capital pushing for tax changes

Mekong Capital pushing for tax changes

Mekong Capital is facing a big challenge in realising its gains due to local tax policy, a problem that has made the foreign private equity firm stuck over the past two years.
Equity investors begin to smile

Equity investors begin to smile

Private equity investors are regaining confidence in Vietnam.
Groundshift in investment regulations in the mix

Groundshift in investment regulations in the mix

Apart from number of more specific and clearer provisions, the draft decree proposes various significant and debatable requirements which need to be further considered by the government
Guaranteeing  more transparency

Guaranteeing more transparency

Fresh moves have been made to add extra clarity to the management of government guarantees. Vision & Associates partner Luu Tien Ngoc investigates whether the move will bear fruit.
Attacking inflation key to a recovery

Attacking inflation key to a recovery

There is both positive and negative news for the equity market in May, although none of it is predicted to be significant.
While yet before corner is turned

While yet before corner is turned

The equity market, by both performance and liquidity, was heavily impacted by the macroeconomic factors in 2011’s first quarter.
Putting fresh acquisitions into clear perspective

Putting fresh acquisitions into clear perspective

“In other words, the challenge for the acquirer is to condense a bundle of hard information and expectations into one figure - the offered purchase price”
Market learns to take bad news on the chin

Market learns to take bad news on the chin

In February, a big dollop of negative macroeconomic news was served up earlier than investors’ expectations.
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