Students benefit from Visa’s financial literacy initiative

Students benefit from Visa’s financial literacy initiative

A financial literacy programme organised by Visa has provided essential financial education to nearly 8,000 students in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City through online and offline training sessions, teaching basic financial knowledge and money management skills.
Financial groups step up quality drive to improve operations

Financial groups step up quality drive to improve operations

Financial companies in Vietnam are scrambling to adapt to socioeconomic changes in order to survive and thrive.
Indonesia eyes 11 bln USD in capital market in 2023

Indonesia eyes 11 bln USD in capital market in 2023

Indonesia aims to raise 170 trillion rupiah (10.92 billion USD) in the capital market in 2023, including from initial public offerings and debt instruments, well below the amount raised in 2022, the country's financial regulator said on January 2.
Financial institutions’ role in lending to domestic banks

Financial institutions’ role in lending to domestic banks

The Vietnamese banking system has had to contend with a myriad of internal and external factors in 2022
Vietnam rising as a global financial hub: why not?

Vietnam rising as a global financial hub: why not?

For many observers, Vietnam becoming a true financial hub seems an unrealistic vision. But why shouldn’t a bustling business metropolis like Ho Chi Minh City be able to develop into an international financial centre?
VNDIRECT sign off syndication with foreign financial institutions

VNDIRECT sign off syndication with foreign financial institutions

VNDIRECT Securities Corporation has announced its enrollment into the $75 million offshore unsecured syndicated loan with the greenshoe option.
Previous financial crises thus far averted via stable moves

Previous financial crises thus far averted via stable moves

The increase of the central exchange rates and adjustment of the exchange rate band of the State Bank of Vietnam are suitable with the trends of other currencies at a lighter level.
Lenders more likely to endeavour to apply Basel III

Lenders more likely to endeavour to apply Basel III

More Vietnamese financial institutions are adopting international practices, particularly Basel III standards, to enhance a solid financial buffer, aid resilience, and prepare for global competition.
Companies urged to engage in capital mobilisation efforts

Companies urged to engage in capital mobilisation efforts

The restricted space for credit flow and the imminent maturation of a significant number of bonds is exerting pressure on the Vietnamese financial sector.
Financial scrutiny of insurers to bolster transparency

Financial scrutiny of insurers to bolster transparency

Insurance companies, reinsurance businesses, and foreign insurers must now widely publicise their financial statements, according to an official letter from the Ministry of Finance’s Insurance Supervision and Administration Department issued last month.
Home Credit: Thinking differently about financial literacy

Home Credit: Thinking differently about financial literacy

Home Credit has been conducting financial literacy education programmes for more than two decades and measuring their impacts on its customers.
UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

A roundtable with VIR and the UNDP is to discuss strategies for financing a just energy transition.
Business results suffer from securities investments in Q2

Business results suffer from securities investments in Q2

As the financial report season begins, besides companies announcing large profits with strong growth, many saw great losses in the second quarter of 2022.
Sentiment strong from top US investors in Vietnam

Sentiment strong from top US investors in Vietnam

In the view of most US investors, the most important factor for a favourable US investment climate and maintenance and growth of manufacturing supply chains is a fair, transparent and predictable regulatory environment that values innovation - not only to attract new investment but also to maintain and grow the investment already here.
Localities still itch for new casinos despite losses

Localities still itch for new casinos despite losses

Despite major casino operators suffering financial losses and legal creases not yet ironed out, there are still hopes for a resurgence and even new developers entering the frame.
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