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Banking sector in quagmire as SOEs can’t sell their shares in banks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Investors have been reluctant to buy shares of banks, and as a result, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) cannot withdraw the capital they had previously invested.

Shares advance despite investor caution

 Shares advanced on both national stock exchanges last week after posting losses in the previous week.

Stocks climb on investor belief

 VietNamNet Bridge – Blue chip gains once again lifted stocks on both exchanges yesterday (June 12) as investor optimism strengthened.

VN-Index struggles to make gains

 VietNamNet Bridge – Stocks continued to rise yesterday (June 10) on the HCM Stock Exchange despite the fact that decliners more than doubled the advancers.

Confident investors drive up indices

 VietNamNet Bridge – Shares extended gains on both the national stock exchanges yesterday (May 21), as trading intensified in the afternoon.

Foreign buys fail to lift market

 Local investors continued to unload shares on growing pessimism on May 13, although the low prices attracted foreign bargain-seekers.

Banks try to hang off, not to list shares on the bourse

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 26 unlisted commercial banks have been delaying their plans to list shares on the bourse, though they have been pressured to do this as soon as possible.

Vietnamese stock market too small for the big fish

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many big foreign investors came to Vietnam with heavy bags of money, but later trucked the bags back home, unable to find any satisfactory places into which to pour their cash.

Shares continue upward trend

 Shares rose again last week on both national bourses with the VN-Index increasing 0.82 per cent to reach 601.75 and the HNX-Index surging 7.02 per cent to reach 90.6 points.


 Hong Kong investors buy Vinacafe shares; Security industrial zone launched; Fertiliser firm earns $26m in 2013 profits; PVN signs contract for new power station; 2013 rice exports earn US$2.95 billion

Foreign investors cash in on shares

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign investors turned to sell off shares after a period of being net buyers, although a draft decision has opened opportunities for them to increase ownership in Vietnamese companies.

Foreign investors impatiently urge to lift ceiling foreign ownership ratios

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign stock investors still hope they can buy REE, FPT or VNM shares – the blue chips - one day, when the government accepts to lift the ceiling foreign ownership ratios in Vietnamese enterprises.

Shares subside as investors remain cautious

 VietNamNet Bridge – Transactions for short-term purposes continued to dominate the market last week, creating both increasing and declining sessions. Foreign investors bought blue chips, helping reduce the panic caused by market pessimism.


 Domestic powdered milk firms buoyant; Banks yet to give gold custody services; City builds special zone for Japan engineering SMEs; Bank restructuring takes center stage at M&A forum

Good news cannot push stock prices up

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the rapid-fired good news about the macro economy, stocks remain dirt cheap. The VN Index could not stay firmly at the 500 point threshold, while HNX Index could not emerge to the 62 point level.

Shares subside as foreign investors sell blue chips

VietNamNet Bridge – The market fell sharply again last week, primarily due to strong selling pressure in blue-chips, including property developers Vingroup, Hoang Anh Gia Lai, Vietinbank, Vietcombank,

Companies given pat for performance

 Fifty companies have been chosen out of 700 firms listed on Viet Nam's stock market as having the most effective business performance.


Tycoons fall hard due to securities investment; Long-awaited security software makes debut; Billion-dollar apartments now available; Semi- conductor association launched

Shares lack momentum, fluctuations to continue

 VietNamNet Bridge – Shares in Ha Noi fell last week but HCM City stocks saw gains thanks to the upcoming establishment of the Viet Nam Asset Management Corporation (AMC).

Who will buy Vietnam Airlines’ shares?

Minister of Transport has decided that Vietnam Airlines would have to complete the equitization process within 2013, which means that the investors would have the chance to possess the shares of the national flag air carrier this year.