In early October, an unusual scene unfolded in a modern part of the capital: hundreds of thousands of Hanoians were queuing up to collect clean water from a tanker. This wasn’t a throwback to the bad old days when water shortages were common. It was due to a polluted supply of tap water.
Shares of the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) fell sharply on Thursday after a series of reports about poisoned tap water, which cut VNĐ127 billion (US$5.4 million) from the company’s market capitalisation in one day.
A deputy director of the Hà Nội Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has reportedly died after falling from the top floor of an apartment building in Hà Nội.
Shares ended on a negative note on Tuesday as selling force suddenly increased at the end of trading session, pushing many large-cap stocks down and making the market regress.
Although the VN-Index successfully surpassed the 1,000-point landmark on Thursday morning, it did not maintain the uptrend in the afternoon as the large selling force put pressure on many large-caps.
Việt Nam Construction and Import-Export Joint Stock Corporation (Vinaconex) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to develop new projects with CPG International, a member of Singapore’s CPG Corporation.
Vietnam Construction and Import-Export Corp (Vinaconex) plans to make a 10 per cent advance dividend payout in cash for 2018.
On Monday, the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) reported after-tax profit of VNĐ8.25 trillion (US$358.7 million) in 2018, 52 per cent higher than the target for the year.
The Securities Journalists Club on Thursday announced the top 10 biggest events for Việt Nam’s stock market in 2018.