New index will measure corporate responsibility
15:00 | 12/04/2017 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) recently introduced the Vietnam Sustainability Index (VNSI) to market participants and investors. The VNSI is expected to be launched in July 2017 and will include companies with the highest scores in terms of their environmental, social and governance-related performance.
Prioritizing the vulnerable in financial inclusion
11:00 | 09/04/2017 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), in collaboration with the Citi Foundation and the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC), held the Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit themed “Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age” on March 21 and 22 in Hanoi. Vietnam Economic News’ Thuy Linh spoke with SBV Deputy Governor, Nguyen Thi Hong, about the government’s role and orientations in financial inclusion development in Vietnam.
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.