January 16, 2023 | 15:59
As Vietnam’s government has raised its inflation target to 4.5 per cent for 2023, policymakers are required to maintain a cautious stance on monetary policy.
October 05, 2022 | 16:26
Against fluctuations in the global political and economic situation, UOB raised the full-year GDP growth forecast for Vietnam to 8.2 per cent.
September 21, 2022 | 11:24
As today’s markets are undoubtedly volatile, the State Bank of Vietnam is in a dilemma to adopt a proper monetary policy. Economic expert Vu Dinh Anh discussed with VIR’s Hong Dung the potential approaches for Vietnam to sail through the challenging period.
April 22, 2022 | 09:48
Despite rising inflation pressure, the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) is likely to maintain a loose monetary policy at least for the next 3-6 months, analysts forecast.
April 16, 2022 | 11:00
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on April 14 tightened monetary policy, the third time since October 2021, with the aim to combat inflation that is expected to heat up.
December 07, 2021 | 09:00
The State Bank of Vietnam anticipates significant risk inflationary pressure in 2022 while considering reigning in the expansionary monetary policies of the past years – however, strong credit growth due to stronger demand is predicted with the economy’s reopening.
December 13, 2019 | 12:14
The European Central Bank left key monetary policy settings unchanged Thursday (Dec 12), placing the spotlight on new president Christine Lagarde to offer clues about its future direction and plans for a major reassessment of ECB tools and goals.
October 29, 2019 | 14:50
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday (Oct 28) lauded Mario Draghi for defending "the European dream" in the face of opposition as he handed over a divided ECB to Christine Lagarde.
September 04, 2019 | 09:28
Stable monetary policy, a network of trade agreements, and suitable policies encouraging foreign direct investment have helped Vietnam maintain stable growth amid trade tensions. Suan Teck Kin, head of research and executive director of Global Economics and Markets Research at United Overseas Bank Singapore, provides an insight into these issues.
July 10, 2019 | 14:42
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will hold its benchmark refinancing and discount rates at 6.25 per cent and 4.25 per cent, respectively, in addition to maintaining its 14 per cent credit growth target for the remainder of 2019, experts forecast.
June 20, 2019 | 10:17
European stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic paused on Wednesday (Jun 19) after the previous session's strong rally, as investors awaited a key monetary policy update from the Federal Reserve.
October 08, 2018 | 09:18
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will likely continue its tightened monetary policy in the remaining months of the year after its decision to strictly control lending to high risk sectors in the third quarter didn’t adversely affect the country’s economic growth, according to experts.
February 25, 2013 | 09:05
State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Governor Nguyen Van Binh has said exchange rates in 2013 will be adjusted in accordance with market practices.
October 23, 2011 | 21:17
Monetary policy will continue to be crucial in constraining the traditional inflation blowout during the final months of the year.
October 03, 2011 | 08:00
As the spectre of stagnation appears on the horizon, it may be time for Vietnam to consider a different policy direction.