Bond market to get boost
16:10 | 29/03/2017 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The Ministry of Finance plans to submit to the prime minister a roadmap for the development of the bond market during the 2017-2020 period, with a vision to 2030, along with a new decree on corporate bonds.
Controlling credit for real estate sector
10:24 | 24/03/2017 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The real estate market is expected to continue growing strongly in 2017, attracting capital from different sources, the biggest of which is the banks. However, early this year, the State Bank of Vietnam told commercial banks to scrutinize and control credit for such potentially risky areas as property.
Some banks enter new rate race
15:40 | 22/03/2017 Finance - Banking
Some commercial banks have entered a new interest rate hike race to lure medium- and long-term deposits, pushing the rate to a record high of more than 9 percent per year.
Credit boom for Central Highlands farming
10:22 | 20/03/2017 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reports that capital continues to be poured into the Central Highlands in 2017 for hydropower, thermo-electricity, transportation, agricultural production and livestock projects.