Optimising outcomes for investors leveraging market consciousness

Optimising outcomes for investors leveraging market consciousness

Alexis Calla, global head of Investment Strategy and Advisory and CIO at Standard Chartered Bank, evaluates the current stock market situation.
Consumers risk higher defaults amid lending sector fluctuation

Consumers risk higher defaults amid lending sector fluctuation

Vietnam’s lending sector appears increasingly susceptible to the boom and bust of the global health crisis, with an uptick in sour loans fanning fears that it would dig into the growth of the whole market.
Expert view on capital market global growth prospects

Expert view on capital market global growth prospects

Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, shares his view on the global growth prospects of the capital market.
ADB and Citi team up on new risk product to help SMEs

ADB and Citi team up on new risk product to help SMEs

The Asian Development Bank through its Trade Finance Programme has signed an agreement with Citi, a leading global bank, to facilitate trade across Asia.
FV Hospital putting the case straight

FV Hospital putting the case straight 1

Foreign-invested FV Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City was the first hospital in Vietnam to be accredited by an international organisation, the French Haute Autorité de Santé (HAS), in 2007.  
Managing risk in growth markets

Managing risk in growth markets

PwC Network chairman Dennis Nally visited Vietnam on December 11 and 12. On this occasion, he witnessed a ceremony in which PwC Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding on technical cooperation with the State Securities Commission (SSC) and the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX). Hoang Anh reports.
PwC inks cooperative agreement

PwC inks cooperative agreement

PwC, the State Securities Commission (SSC) and Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) today joined a signing ceremony of a cooperative framework agreement.
No easy medicine to cure banking woes

No easy medicine to cure banking woes

A crisis of bad debt is just one reason why Vietnam is restructuring its banking industry amid domestic and global economic turbulence. McKinsey & Company senior partner Joydeep Sengupta and partner Marco Breu offer their perspective on the challenges facing Vietnam’s banking sector.
A hot sector in a cool economy

A hot sector in a cool economy

The road network in Vietnam is currently undergoing rapid reconstruction.
Measuring risks drives performance

Measuring risks drives performance

Revered management thinker Peter Drucker wrote that ‘above all, management is responsible for producing results.
Managing your  performance  by measuring your risks

Managing your performance by measuring your risks

Risk is, by definition, forward looking. It is a measure of probability of either loss or gain. And that probability of value destruction or creation directly impacts a company’s performance objectives.
Cultivating key economic solutions

Cultivating key economic solutions

On January 4, 2012, Vietnam’s government released Resolution 01/NQ-CP, on seven key solutions for 2012.
PetroVietnam insurance arm’s financial rating maintained at B+

PetroVietnam insurance arm’s financial rating maintained at B+

A.M. Best Co has maintained its financial capacity ratings of B+ (Good) and credit capacity for share-issuance rankings of bbb- (qualified) as before for PetroVietnam Insurance Corp (PVI), newswire Vneconomy reported.
Better risk reporting needed

Better risk reporting needed

Better risk reporting can contribute to greater financial stability, but can never prevent business failure, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Fund managers adjust strategies

Fund managers adjust strategies

Rolf Winand, KPMG Vietnam Tax and Corporate Services partner - Financial Services and Capital Markets, outlines issues and opportunities for the fund management industry in Vietnam.
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