Central bank unveils monetary policy for second half of 2019
11:02 | 20/06/2019 Finance - Banking
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of this year.
Vietnam begins to adopt chip bank cards
16:00 | 07/06/2019 Finance - Banking
Since the start of the year, the Vietnamese government has underlined the role of cashless payment, which recently received a boost when the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has also asked card issuers to switch at least 30% of their cards from magnetic stripe to chip cards, especially contactless cards.