Lenders tinker with FOL caps to enhance prospects

Lenders tinker with FOL caps to enhance prospects

A number of local institutions are attempting to broaden their worldwide reach by creating further room for international financiers.
Lenders promise investment scale-up

Lenders promise investment scale-up

The dissolution of a 15-year collaboration between Eximbank and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, its largest foreign strategic shareholder, could pave the way for a fresh start after a number of financial and internal conflicts plagued the former.
Lenders advocating for improved charter capital mechanisms

Lenders advocating for improved charter capital mechanisms

Amid an urgent need for business expansion, privately-run commercial banks are executing their charter capital enhancement path, while some state-owned banks are requesting the government’s extraordinary mechanism using public budget.
Lenders get trendy to lap up increasing youth slice

Lenders get trendy to lap up increasing youth slice

Banks are responding to the challenge of engaging young retail customers with a wide set of inventive new products, as the retail loan segment is widely viewed as the primary driver setting the tone for the whole financial system in Vietnam.
Lenders explore new ways to up ownership

Lenders explore new ways to up ownership

Financial institutions are ramping up ownership in securities subsidiaries to tap into new and exciting investment opportunities on the stock market.
Remittances steady as lenders apply fresh transfer services

Remittances steady as lenders apply fresh transfer services

Remittance flows from Vietnamese expatriates working abroad are predicted to remain resilient throughout the rest of the year, with the country’s central bank keeping its policy steady for now.
Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

A handful of local and foreign banks are leveraging their insights and optimising financial resources to promote energy and power transition in Vietnam, thus contributing to the country’s sustainable national energy policy.
State-owned lenders maintain positive run

State-owned lenders maintain positive run

Four state-owned commercial banks in Vietnam have revealed their upbeat business performance and are fully committed to deploying all resources possible to ease the current economic stress, thereby reflecting their influence on the country’s financial landscape.
Lenders give nod to rate cuts to help out

Lenders give nod to rate cuts to help out

Commercial banks have agreed to slash additional interest rates as they sought to help reignite Vietnam’s economy and support vulnerable businesses and individuals...
Lenders reinforcing cyber defences

Lenders reinforcing cyber defences

Although banks and innovative fintech technologies already benefit customers’ experience, they also come with possible cyber threats, especially as customers often do not realise the risks.
Lenders request new debt guidance

Lenders request new debt guidance

Credit institutions are hankering for detailed guidance on handling rescheduling debt groups to assist affected businesses and individuals due to the health crisis, which is expected to be unveiled soon by Vietnam’s central bank.
Non-bank lending an emerging solution

Non-bank lending an emerging solution

Non-deposit-taking lenders are becoming an optimal solution for smaller enterprises that cannot access bank loans, as well as a crucial factor to improve the supply chain in Vietnam.
Lenders pledge to help revive regional economy via RCEP

Lenders pledge to help revive regional economy via RCEP

After a lengthy eight-year negotiation process, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was finally signed just over a week ago.
Local lenders prepare for pandemic shock

Local lenders prepare for pandemic shock

Public health challenges have thrown Vietnam’s banking system into gyrations, pushing lenders to become more risk averse and brace for a wave of defaults, amidst efforts to cut interest rates from the central bank to offset the economy.
Techcombank raises $500 million in inaugural syndicated offshore loan facility

Techcombank raises $500 million in inaugural syndicated offshore loan facility

Techcombank has just fully drawn down its inaugural $500 million syndicated loan facility from international lenders.
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