Vietnamese shares slumped on Monday as market sentiment was pressured by worries about the broader spread of the coronavirus in the country.
According to the International Finance Corporation, companies with good corporate governance report their return-on-equity ratios are three times the ratios at worse-governed companies
Corporate earnings were forecast to slow in 2020 as the economy became more vulnerable to external factors, data firms and securities businesses forecast.
With about one-third of the top 30 largest companies by market capitalisation and trading liquidity having released Q3 earnings reports, there is still room for growth.
The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange inched up 0.06 per cent to close at 987.79 points.