Flexibility headlines finance for 2022

Flexibility headlines finance for 2022

Interest rates, exchange rates, and credit growth were the focus of a volatile 2022, and more complexities are forecast for the following 12 months.
VietinBank honoured with ‘Project Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year’ award

VietinBank honoured with ‘Project Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year’ award

With the surge of foreign capital inflow and rapid expansion of the economy during recent years, VietinBank stands out as a pioneering bank financing major projects.
Comprehensive finance to underpin Vietnam’s sustainabble growth

Comprehensive finance to underpin Vietnam’s sustainabble growth

Personal finance management is highly important to all. David Jimenez Maireles, deputy CEO of TNEX, the first digital-only bank in Vietnam honoured in the Global Top 100 Digital Banks 2022 by The Asian Banker, explained to Hong Thuy why expertise for this and digital banks are instrumental to promoting sustainable economic development.
Home Credit impresses investors with strong growth

Home Credit impresses investors with strong growth

Home Credit Vietnam has continued to achieve big successes in the first nine months of the year as Vietnam’s leading customer finance firm.
New finance instruments in play for climate future

New finance instruments in play for climate future

Given the current status, a novel public development bank or energy-focused financial vehicle could support Vietnam to realise its goal of transitioning to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy in an equitable manner.
Uplifted vista for SMEs in digitalisation and finance accessing

Uplifted vista for SMEs in digitalisation and finance accessing

The MPI collaborated with USAID on July 26 in Hanoi to host a seminar titled Empowering SMEs through digitalisation and access to finance.
Being poised for tech explosion in finance

Being poised for tech explosion in finance

With the development of technology and online payments, especially during the recent pandemic, this may be the most flourishing time for personal investment channels.
Local presence backing up Citi’s ability to support all

Local presence backing up Citi’s ability to support all

Through its relentless efforts in accelerating the growth of sustainable finance, multinational financial services corporation Citigroup has solidified its position. Peter Babej, CEO of Citi Asia-Pacific, discussed with VIR’s Luu Huong how the bank is advancing on its path towards sustainability with novel services for corporate clients, in this country and beyond.
Ton Duc Thang University hosts conference on financial blockchain applications

Ton Duc Thang University hosts conference on financial blockchain applications

The International Conference on Blockchain and Advanced Financial Management at Ton Duc Thang University was held last week.
Training and cooperation at heart of IFRS compliance

Training and cooperation at heart of IFRS compliance

Preparation for the conversion to and adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by Vietnam-based companies is one of the most important steps towards propelling economic development with greater transparency. However, various challenges still colour the landscape.
How ready are Asia's economies for a green and digital future?

How ready are Asia's economies for a green and digital future?

Asian economies could get stuck in the middle-income trap and held back from sustainable and equitable growth. However, Vietnam supposedly still has room for improvement in terms of green finance and digital transformation.
Breakthrough M&A deals expected in banking and finance

Breakthrough M&A deals expected in banking and finance

Many large deals are on the horizon in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in banking and finance in 2022, with transaction values of billion of dollars.
Nurturing sound finance at Home Credit

Nurturing sound finance at Home Credit

Backed by a newly-released report on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors on November 2021, Home Credit has been supporting communities and customers by adding focus on delivering responsible and sustainable financial services.
ASEAN sectoral bodies release ASEAN Taxonomy for sustainable finance

ASEAN sectoral bodies release ASEAN Taxonomy for sustainable finance

ASEAN finance bodies today achieved a milestone towards meeting Paris Agreement commitments by introducing a common language for sustainable financing.
The power of finance in green recovery

The power of finance in green recovery

A green recovery for a sustainable future sounds ideal, the question would be how it can be properly planned and financed. Michele Wee, CEO of Standard Chartered Vietnam, spoke to VIR’s Hong Dung about creating a green and clean recovery through proper mindset change and financial approach.
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