Margin loans to securities firms on rise

Margin loans to securities firms on rise

Since the stock market is gaining ground, margin loans are becoming more popular, with some Vietnamese and foreign lenders betting bigger on securities-based loans.
Securities firms rake in revenues after bumper year

Securities firms rake in revenues after bumper year

Foreign and local stock brokerages closed 2020 with a blast, turning around the nosedive that opened the year due to optimism over vaccines, low interest rates, and appealing commission fees.
Securities firms' earnings consumed by proprietary trading

Securities firms' earnings consumed by proprietary trading

Four securities firms with the largest market shares saw proprietary trading erode their earnings in the first quarter as the global pandemic COVID-19 hit the market hard and pulled share prices down sharply.
MoF announces 13 market makers for debt market

MoF announces 13 market makers for debt market

Thirteen commercial banks and securities firms will be allowed to join the debt market or Government bonds (G-bonds) market in Viet Nam this year.
Brokers, banks and energy firms lift market

Brokers, banks and energy firms lift market

Vietnamese shares advanced on Monday morning, driven by securities firms, banks and petroleum companies.
SSC aims to increase quality of securities firms

SSC aims to increase quality of securities firms

The State Securities Commission (SSC) will enhance the quality of securities firms by shutting down and revoking licences of financially-weak companies to ensure the sector is healthy.
M&A: Fertile land for consultancy services

M&A: Fertile land for consultancy services

M&A deals have been vibrant across the board, providing enormous opportunities to consultancy organisations and securities firms.
Margin calls loom as June 30 draws near

Margin calls loom as June 30 draws near

Equities investors are concerned over a new wave of margin calls this month as the deadline for non-production loan limits approaches.
Attacking inflation key to a recovery

Attacking inflation key to a recovery

There is both positive and negative news for the equity market in May, although none of it is predicted to be significant.
Exchanges to share manipulation supervision

Exchanges to share manipulation supervision

Share price manipulation is expected to be more closely watched as the State Securities Commission decentralises its supervisory role to the exchanges.