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Category: Vietnam Bond News

Vietnam’s bond market has faced a number of challenges and controversies in recent years. This section tracks Vietnam bond market news and regulatory developments.


Vietnam bond market bounces back after reforms delayed

Vietnam’s bond market has bounced back after regulatory reforms, instituted after broad ranging bond fraud was revealed last year, were rolled back, Tuoi Tre is reporting. Of particular note, this article credits delayed regulations on compulsory credit ratings as chief among the reasons that the market was revived. Also of

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Repayments on 19 percent of Vietnam’s corporate bonds delayed this year

Up to 100 firms that have issued corporate bonds have failed to meet their repayment obligations to investors. These firms represent 19 percent of Vietnam’s corporate bond debt with delayed payments from January to November totalling US$7.92 billion, according to The Investor. Despite bond market reforms throughout the year and

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C. bank T-bills expand Vietnam’s bond market by 3.9 percent in Q3

Vietnam’s outstanding bonds hit US$108.6 billion in the third quarter of this year, representing 3.9 percent growth over the previous quarter, Vietnam New is reporting citing an ADB report. Corporate bonds, however, contracted 3.1 percent with the State Bank of Vietnam issuing US$13.5 billion worth of treasury bills to prop

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State Bank of Vietnam puts hold on t-bill issues

Yesterday, for the first time in nearly two months the State Bank of Vietnam issued no new treasury bills, VN Express is reporting. The publication does not speculate as to why that might be. That said, the US dollar experienced a sharp drop earlier this week against the Vietnamese dong

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Pushback on Vietnam bond market reforms resurfaces

The HCM City Real Estate Association (HoREA) has made overtures to the government to push back the effective date of reforms to the bond market due to take effect from January 1, 2024, Vietnam News is reporting. These reforms were outlined in Decree 65 and came into effect in September

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Vietnam bond market shows signs it may be thawing

More than VND 100,000 billion (US$690 million) worth of corporate bonds were issued in the third quarter of 2023, Doanh Nhan Saigon is reporting. This is almost triple the value of bonds issued in the second quarter which suggests the bond market may be recovering. The article, however, does note

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More on the US$411 million of treasury bonds issued last week

The Investor is carrying an article with interviews with several economists regarding the US$411 million treasury bond issuance last week. Can Van Luc, chief economist at state-controlled bank BIDV, said it was normal to keep interbank interest rates at appropriate levels. Le Xuan Nghia, a member of the National Financial

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