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M&As to spike as economy grows M&As to spike as economy grows

There will be a wave of mergers and acquisitions in Viet Nam in the next five years when the economy recovers and foreign direct investment surges, an international conference heard in HCM City yesterday.


Quality tuna heads to Japanese market Quality tuna heads to Japanese market

The first batch of 10 tuna has been exported to Japan following a deal between Binh Dinh fishery joint stock company (Bidifisco) and its Japanese partner, the Kato Company.


Banks turn their backs on gold Banks turn their backs on gold

In July 2013, the Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) opened its first-ever online gold trading (eGold) service to meet the demand from local gold investors.


Tuan Chau terminal named VN's largest artificial marina Tuan Chau terminal named VN's largest artificial marina

The Tuan Chau cruise ship terminal in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been recognised as the nation's biggest artificial marina by the Vietnam Record Organisation (VRO).



Most indexes end higher Most indexes end higher

(Aug 22, 2014)

The Hang Seng Index added 118.13 points, ending 0.47 per cent higher, to reach 25,112.23 in Hong Kong on August 22.

VN-Index surpasses five-year peak on strong local buys

Investors continued their steady buys this morning, pushing the VN-Index over the five-year peak of 615 points seen in October 2009 to close at 620.89 points.

Firms urged to disclose information in English

The State Securities Commission and stock exchanges are encouraging listed companies to disclose information in English in order to remove barriers for foreign investors.

Asian shares end mixed

Asian markets, including the two bourses in Viet Nam, ended mixed on Thursday.

Stocks continue rally based on improved liquidity

Shares rose further this morning on both stock exchanges, driven by steady cash inflows.

Outlook positive for local markets

Viet Nam's stock market is expected to grow further towards the end of 2014, with the VN-Index possibly hitting 650 points, experts said at a meeting held here yesterday.

Asian markets close mixed

Asian markets ended mixed on Wednesday. Both bourses in Viet Nam rose, with the VN index adding 2.06 points to reach 606.70 and the HNX gaining 0.39 points to end at 83.06.

Three firms to buy stakes in Sasco

Three companies linked to Imex Pan Pacific trading group Chairman Jonathan Hanh Nguyen are expected to buy a combined 23.6 per cent stake in the Southern Airports Services Company Ltd.

Stock indices climb but liquidity falls

Both stock indices rose this morning, propped up by blue chips, but liquidity continued to decline as investors were concerned over a technical correction.

Hang Seng Index sets record high

The Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong yesterday exceeded a six-year high even as Vietnamese markets ended lower.

Shares end mixed on waning liquidity

Stocks continued their rally on the HCM Stock Exchange this morning, but lost momentum on the Ha Noi bourse.

Vinamilk tops Global Food Industry Awards in CanadaVinamilk tops Global Food Industry Awards in Canada

The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has won the top prize at the Global Food Industry Awards recently held in Montreal, Canada.

VNPT official outlines restructuring strategyVNPT official outlines restructuring strategy

The Government has signed Decision 888/QD-TTg approv-ing the restructuring plan of the Viet Nam Post and Telecom Group (VNPT) for the 2014-15 period.

MoF seeks to change gambling rules MoF seeks to change gambling rules

Vietnamese aged 21 and above will be allowed to enter casinos – which are now off-limits to them – if a draft decree by the Ministry of Finance is approved.

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