Việt Nam’s securities market has a 25 per cent chance of being upgraded to the “emerging market” status from its current “frontier market” level by 2021, according to Võ Trí Thành, senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Shares ended on a positive note on Friday thanks to a positive outlook among investors.
The beauty of the nature in the Trường Sa (Spratly Islands) and its people is portrayed in a book of photos taken by photographer and journalist Nguyễn Mỹ Trà, released yesterday in Hà Nội.
Vietnamese shares rallied on Monday due to strong growth among blue-chips, but the weakened significantly towards the closing minutes.
Việt Nam’s benchmark VN Index is forecast to struggle due to uncertain market sentiment this week, with eyes on the two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) set to finish reviewing their portfolios on March 16.
Việt Nam now has four billionaires named in the annual Forbes list released on Tuesday. This is double the number in last year’s rankings.
Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli is seeking to lure more sweet-toothed consumers in Japan, China, South Africa, Brazil and Russia, where the group said Tuesday it enjoys "enormous potential".
Fitch Ratings on Tuesday upgraded the long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Military Bank) to ‘B+’ from ‘B’ with a stable outlook. Fitch also upgraded the bank’s viability rating to ‘b+’ from ‘b’.
Three State-owned enterprises (SOEs) will make initial public offerings (IPOs) in March, floating VNĐ2.5 trillion (US$110 million) worth of stakes in the market in the second wave of SOEs IPOs in 2018.
Australia and Vietnam established diplomatic relations in 1973 after negotiations were concluded in Paris that resulted in an Agreement to End the War and Restore the Peace in Vietnam. Bilateral relations have been continually developed with two major turning points.