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Vietnamese banks are making profit despite the pandemic

At the moment Vietnamese banks account for a total of 32,5 percent of PYN Elite’s portfolio. Our top picks are HDB, CTG, and TPB. We increased our weighting in banks already before the corona crisis due to banks’ importance for…

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Over-reaction of the Vietnamese stock market to new COVID cases

The Vietnamese stock market has reacted fiercely to the country’s new COVID-19 infections. There have been no new locally acquired infections in the country for three months and all possible cases of infection from abroad have first been subject to…

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Situation under control

The Vietnam Stock Exchange started in 2020 with an index reading of 960 (A). The Vietnamese economy was having good growth and the earnings expectations of listed companies were rather robust. At the turn of the year, a period of…

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VIETNAM ON/OFF

The signals of the COVID-19 epidemic from Vietnam have been encouraging this week. People have been able to return to shopping malls and streets. The virus no longer seems to scare the public. Some schools have reopened this week and…

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VIETNAMESE STOCK MARKET

The Vietnamese stock exchange has been on a slide since April 2018 by 35.2 percent. Decline is now 18.8% since the beginning of this year. After the weak two-years performance, about one fifth of the stock market’s value has been…

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VIETNAM GDP TO GROW 3% IN 2020

Vietnam’s growth froze in the first quarter of the year but continued to record a GDP growth rate of 3.82%. Manufacturing and exports continued to maintain moderate growth, although the growth figures also weakened towards the end of the quarter.…

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COVID-19 VIETNAM

Vietnam’s latest COVID-19 figure is 266 infections. Only one new infection has been detected in the last 24 hours. No country has been able to compile statistics on virus infections correctly, but it is wrong to assume that numbers from…

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VN INDEX BOTTOMING OUT: –43% IN TWO YEARS

The US stock markets crashed 57% from their peak levels during the 2008–2009 financial crisis. The 1929 stock market crash was a similar magnitude of 50 %, but it was followed by a banking crisis that lasted around three years,…

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ALL IN!

The Vietnamese market was attractively priced even before the stock market slump caused by the coronavirus. Vietnamese listed companies have seen good earnings growth, but the index has been consolidating and getting ready for a further take off for a…

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A month with Coronavirus

The coronavirus has brought VN Index from 990 level to 920 in a month, with the weakest trading days visiting below 900. The first 3 weeks of the year were very promising. The index performed nicely due to good company…

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