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Motorbike sales continue to fall Motorbike sales continue to fall

Despite the launch of new motorbike models and promotions, the number of motorbikes sold continues to fall, the Dau Tu (Viet Nam Investment Review) newspaper reports.


Banking sector reform: M&A boom expected Banking sector reform: M&A boom expected

With the Government's determination to hasten the restructuring of the credit institution system, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the banking sector were projected to boom in the coming years.


First two buildings receive green certificates from World Bank First two buildings receive green certificates from World Bank

Two property projects have become the first ever Vietnamese winners of certificates for resource efficiency from the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.


Sandisk brings world's highest capacity memory card to VN Sandisk brings world's highest capacity memory card to VN

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has launched its latest innovations in Viet Nam.



Japanese indices close higher, other Asian indices slump Japanese indices close higher, other Asian indices slump

(Jan 30, 2015)

Asian markets ended lower on January 30.The Hang Seng Index declined 88.80 points to close at 24,507.05 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China decreased by 51.49 points to close at 3,210.36.

Major Asian markets end lower

Asian markets ended lower on January 29.The Hang Seng Index fell by 265.96 points to close at 24,595.85 in Hong Kong, and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China decreased by 43.43 points to close at 3,262.30

New rule requires firms' information disclosure in English

A market watchdog plans to direct public companies to disclose their information in both Vietnamese and English in a move to boost the Vietnamese securities market to the global level.

Asian bourses end mixed

Asian markets ended higher on January 28, except the Shanghai Composite Index .

Asian markets end the day with mixed results

Most Asian markets ended lower on January 27.The Nikkei 225 jumped 299.78 points to reach 17,768.30, while the Topix Index added 24.30 points to close at 1,426.38 in Tokyo.

Shares advance on both stock exchanges

Shares on the HCM City Exchange rallied this morning, especially the blue chips tracked by the VN30 Index that rose 0.46 per cent to close at 615.45 points.

Majority of listed companies report Q4 gains in Ha Noi

More than 30 companies, listed on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, have announced their operational results for the fourth quarter of 2014, with most of them reporting positive results.

Asian markets report mixed closing results

At closing time on January 26, Asian markets reported mixed results

Stocks rise slightly in early trading

The national stocks closed higher on both exchanges this morning. On the HCM City Stock Exchange, the VN-Index gained only 0.05 per cent to reach 582.66 points.

Local stocks rally after ECB announces stimulus

Stocks climbed more quickly towards the end of yesterday's session, boosted by improvement in investor confidence after the European Central Bank announced a big bond-buying programme worth up to one trillion euros (US$1.16 trillion).

Textile firm enjoys successful IPO

Minh Khai Textile successfully sold 1.6 million shares, or a 51.5 per cent stake, during its initial public offering (IPO) yesterday at the average price of VND71,990 (US$3.4).

Circular will revamp stock marketCircular will revamp stock market

Since its issuance late last year, Circular 36/2014/TT-NHNN, which set limits on how much banks can lend to stock investors, has had a strong impact on both credit institutions and the securities market. Investors fear that the total amount available for margin loans will drop dramatically after the Circular takes effect on February 1.

Who will benefit from the weaker dong? Who will benefit from the weaker dong?

A new year has come, bringing with it some good news for exporters : the State Bank of Viet Nam has decided to depreciate the dong by 1 per cent.

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