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VISA sees strong increase in transactions in Vietnam

VISA sees strong increase in transactions in Vietnam

VISA, the leader in digital payments, on September 19 announced that it has experienced strong electronic spending growth in Vietnam, with the number of transactions on its network increasing by 45% compared with the previous year and payment volume up nearly 37% (from June 30, 2017, to June 30, 2018).

SBV tells banks to up security after US$11-million fraud

SBV tells banks to up security after US$11-million fraud

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has instructed all banks to improve safety of their money transactions after the Ministry of Public Security issued an international warrant for a fugitive bank executive for allegedly misappropriating nearly US$11 million from a customer.

A modest end to 2017 transactions sets up big for 2018

A modest end to 2017 transactions sets up big for 2018

This year’s merger-and-acquisition movement is coming to a somewhat quiet close in terms the fourth quarter of completions, but deals that have been stuck in due diligence or with approvals are finally moving forward.

US tightening anticipated minor impact on inward remittances

US tightening anticipated minor impact on inward remittances

US President Donald Trump’s announcement of tightening control over money outflows from the US, gave rise to concerns over possible impacts on inward remittance flows to Vietnam. Financial expert Huynh Trung Minh scrutinises the issue.

Real estate transactions stall in February

Real estate transactions stall in February

Real estate transactions stalled in February due to the Lunar New Year holiday, according to the Ministry of Construction’s Management Agency for Housing and Real Estate Market.

House prices inch up in April

House prices inch up in April

The home purchase prices inched up in April, particularly the cost of houses in Hanoi, according to the Department of Housing and Real Estate Market Management under the Ministry of Construction.

Investors optimistic for 2016

Investors optimistic for 2016

Vietnamese investors are expecting more transactions from State-owned enterprises’ (SOE) equitisation rather than by private/family firm owners, Grant Thornton Vietnam’s latest survey said.

Dong strengthens against dollar

Dong strengthens against dollar

Vietnam's currency, the dong, has strengthened against the US dollar this week after the central bank's recent regulations on tightening foreign currency transactions.

CBRE: No real estate bubble in Vietnam

CBRE: No real estate bubble in Vietnam

Although supply has recently surged, there is not likely to be a real estate bubble in Vietnam, said CBRE’s Operational Director Richard Leech at a press conference in Hanoi on September 29.