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Viet Nam ranks high in M&A Viet Nam ranks high in M&A

Viet Nam ranks high among ASEAN countries in the number of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals and the value of deals that involved the world's inflow capital, according to the consulting firm RECOF Corporation of Japan.


SSC to outline details of foreign ownership SSC to outline details of foreign ownership

This week, the State Securities Commission (SSC) will hold a meeting with the two local exchanges, companies and investors to provide instructions to implement decree 60, issued in June to raise foreign ownership in Vietnamese companies.


Malaysian bank receives approval for Viet Nam operations Malaysian bank receives approval for Viet Nam operations

The Government last week gave in-principle approval to CIMB Group Holding Bhd, Malaysia's second-largest bank, to open branches in Viet Nam.


Nearly $1.7b of FDI pours into real estate market Nearly $1.7b of FDI pours into real estate market

The country's property market attracted US$1.69 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) for 15 projects in the first seven months of 2015, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.



Shares climb for fourth consecutive day Shares climb for fourth consecutive day

(Aug 28, 2015)

Shares closed higher this morning on the two exchanges, supported by strong growth of oil and gas companies.

Mobile leader moves into meat, vegies

The well-known Vietnamese mobile phone company Mobile World Investment Corporation (MWG) plans to open a chain of stores selling fresh food and fast-moving consumer goods in the last quarter.

Asian shares close higher with HK exception

Except for the Hang Seng Index, which lost 226.15 points to end at 21,612.39 in Hong Kong, other Asian indexes ended higher on August 28.

Seaprodex to sell stake in Proconco

Viet Nam National Seaproducts Corporation (Seaprodex) has approved a plan to sell all its stake in the Vietnamese-French Cattle Feed Joint Stock Company, better known as Proconco.

GTN to buy stakes in State enterprises Vinatea, Vilico

Thong Nhat Production and Investment Joint Stock Company (GTN) plans to acquire a 75 per cent of stake in the State-owned Vietnam National Tea Corporation, or Vinatea.

Asian shares close higher

The Hang Seng Index led Asian markets to end higher on August 27, adding 785.15 points to reach 21,838.54 in Hong Kong

VN shares extend rally as US stocks jump

Strong buying continued to push up shares in the two markets this morning, propped up by a powerful rebound on the United States stock market.

FTSE Viet Nam ETF to be delisted in Sweden, France

Deutsche Asset&Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM), a division of Deutsche Bank AG, will remove its FTSE Viet Nam ETF from the Stockholm Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris from September 25.

Asian shares have a mixed closing

The Nikkei 225 came back to cross the 18,000 points milestone, adding 570.13 points to end at 18,376.83 in Tokyo on August 26

Gas stocks lift market

Vietnamese shares, especially gas stocks, lifted the market this morning.

Government stake sale needs regulations to prevent corruption

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said the draft on selling Government stakes as share packages must include strict regulations to prevent corruption, while still encouraging those who seek long-term investments.

VINECO constructs $44.45 million greenhouse system in Vinh PhucVINECO constructs $44.45 million greenhouse system in Vinh Phuc

VINECO, a subsidiary of Vingroup, kicked off construction of the first greenhouse system, valued at VND1 trillion (US$44.45 million), in the northern Vinh Phuc province on August 28.

ICT companies call for level playing fieldICT companies call for level playing field

Viet Nam is currently one of the world's biggest exporters of electronics and ICT products, but the electronics supporting industry is mainly driven by foreign businesses.Do Thi Thuy Huong, a member of Viet Nam Electronics Industries Association's executive committee, tells Viet Nam News about the industry's development and challenges.

Viet kieu, foreigners invest in homes Viet kieu, foreigners invest in homes

The changes to the housing law allowing foreigners and Viet kieu (overseas Vietnamese) to buy houses in Viet Nam (from July 1) has had an impact on the housing market.

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