Gold export duty increased to 2%
(Mar 28, 2015)
The finance ministry (MoF) has increased the export duty on gold
jewellery of more than 95 per cent purity from zero to two per cent.
Asian stock markets ended on a mixed note on March 27.The Nikkei 225 lost 185.49 points to close at 19,285.63, while the Topix Index slipped 16.04 points to end at 1,552.78 in Tokyo.
The HNX-Index continued its recovery this morning by gaining 0.21 per
cent to close at 83.31 points, trading 23.9 million shares, worth
VND271.4 billion (US$12.9 million).
Domestic commercial banks can forge strategic co-operation with foreign
investors if they clear their bad debts and prove their future
potentials, analysts say.
The State Treasury of Viet Nam could only offload less than a third of Government bonds offered for sale on March 25.
Vietnamese and Japanese indices closed down on March 26. The Nikkei 225 lost 275.08 points to close at 19,471.12, while the Topix Index reduced 23.19 points to end at 1,568.82 in Tokyo.
The HNX-Index gained 0.11 per cent to close at 83.24 points, with 23.9
million shares being traded, worth VND296.2 billion (US$14 million).
Viet Nam's State Securities Committee (SSC) yesterday held a workshop to
publish changes to Decree 58/2012/ND-CP, which aim to implement and
amend the Securities Law in order to improve the efficiency of the
national stock market.
Stock markets in Asia continued to reflect mixed market sentiments on March 25.
The PetroVietnam Insurance Corporation (PVI) has set a target to earn
after-tax profit of more than VND229 billion (US$10.9 million) in 2015.
Blue chips recovered this morning, but were unable to help improve the national stock market.