VAMC special bond terms to be extended

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

VAMC special bond terms to be extended

Terms for special bonds issued by the Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) to buy non-performing loans (NPLs) from credit institutions will be extended to ten years in some cases, according to a State Bank of Viet Nam newly-issued regulation.

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Banks try to cut loan rates but seek Gov't help

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 day(s) ago

Banks try to cut loan rates but seek Gov't help

Over a month after the State Bank of Viet Nam called on banks to cut interest rates on loans, particularly to businesses, some banks - including joint stock lenders - have reduced their rates by 0.5-1 per cent.

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Call to raise deposit rates on US dollar

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Call to raise deposit rates on US dollar

Several experts have suggested raising the US dollar deposit rates, which are currently pegged at zero percent, in order to attract domestic savers.

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VAMC to use cash to buy NPLs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

VAMC to use cash to buy NPLs

The Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) this year will use cash, departing from the usual practice of using only special bonds, to buy non-performing loans (NPLs), officials said.

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Solid liquidity, falling rates boost demand for Vietnam bonds

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam's three-year government bond prices hit a 13-month high on Monday as falling interest rates and solid liquidity encouraged buyers, mostly domestic banks, to invest in the bond market.

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Bond issuances put pressure on bank interest rates

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Bond issuances put pressure on bank interest rates

Bank mobilisation and lending rates are predicted to rise. Nguyen Ngoc Hoa, a member of National Assembly’s Economic Committee and also deputy director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, sheds light on its impact on business performance as well as the inflation situation.

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Solid liquidity, falling rates boost demand for Vietnam bonds

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Solid liquidity, falling rates boost demand for Vietnam bonds

Vietnam's three-year government bond prices hit a 13-month high on Monday as falling interest rates and solid liquidity encouraged buyers, mostly domestic banks, to invest in the bond market.

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Despite risky business, corporations still issue bonds

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Despite risky business, corporations still issue bonds

While the recent violation of Hoàng Anh Gia Lai Group, which issued its bonds on a lower collateral basis, told a story of how risky corporate bond issuances could hurt the market, it did not stop other corporations from issuing their bonds in the country.

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Fitch affirms VN at “BB-” outlook stable

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

Fitch affirms VN at “BB-” outlook stable

VGP - Fitch Ratings affirmed Viet Nam's Long-Term Foreign-and Local-Currency IDRs at ‘BB-'with a Stable Outlook. The issue ratings on Viet Nam's senior unsecured Foreign- and Local-Currency bonds are also affirmed at 'BB-'. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at 'BB-' and the Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'B'.

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Playing defensive: Time to hedge against rising uncertainty

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Playing defensive: Time to hedge against rising uncertainty

March marked seven years of the US equity bull market. If the S&P500 index holds up until the end of May, investors will celebrate the second-longest bull market in US history. This begs the inevitable question: is this bull-run getting too long in the tooth? And, if so, how should we hedge against an eventual downturn?

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Real estate M&As spiked in first quarter

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Real estate M&As spiked in first quarter

The real estate market in Vietnam has seen groundbreaking merger and acquisition deals during this year’s first quarter, with the total monetary volume reaching several hundred million dollars.

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State Treasury offloads government bonds worth $334.4 million

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

State Treasury offloads government bonds worth $334.4 million

The State Treasury of Viet Nam sold VND7.467 trillion (US$334.4 million) worth of government bonds on April 13, auction organiser Ha Noi Stock Exchange said.

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Short tenor bonds surge in first quarter

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Short tenor bonds surge in first quarter

In the first quarter of this year, the total traded value of bonds and bills in the secondary market via outright and repo transactions was VND258.99 trillion ($11.6 billion), up by nearly 30 per cent from the start of the quarter, and up 9.45 per cent compared to the same period last year. Although outright transactions declined 5.69 per cent year-on-year, they still dominated the secondary market, contributing 63.16 per cent of the total transaction volume, equal to VND163.57 trillion...

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Who will lose out when Vietnam's government increases borrowing?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Who will lose out when Vietnam's government increases borrowing?

Financing has always been one of the biggest issues for businesses in Vietnam, but economists now warn that it can be even much harder for the private sector to secure bank loans in the months ahead because of a major cash-thirsty competitor: the government.

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Bond market issuance high in 2016

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Bond market issuance high in 2016

In order to comply with the 2016 socio-economic plan and meet the state budget for development and investment, regular expenditures, and debt repayment, the raising of capital through government bond channels continues to play an important role.

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