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May 2019

May is the time of the year when market timers start prompting investors to “sell in May and go away”. Indeed, VNIndex fell 2.02% due to the trade war and oil price plunge. However, market timing is for traders, not…

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2021 P/E 5.9

The biggest weighting in our portfolio, the Vietnamese retail group MWG, at 16.7%, just released its January-April results for 2019: Net profit grew +36%, to VND 1,424 billion (1,044), and the strongest growth in revenue was seen in online sales…

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April 2019

VN Index moved sideways in April – utility stocks surged on rising oil price, banks weakened as investors are yet to fully digest SBV’s new policies. PYN Elite slid -2.8%, due to no energy stock while overweight of financials. S&P…

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March 2019

End of March, PYN Elite’s NAV increased 0.3% primarily supported by VEA, TPB and CII while VN-Index increased 1.6% due to contribution from big banks such as VCB, BID and CTG. Our core companies continue to be attractively priced at…

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Clear Direction for Vietnam

Real estate, stocks, bonds, bank deposits. The big picture is not as clear as one would hope for making sound investment decisions. It is easy to see that the US and Finnish stock markets have gone up for nearly a…

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February 2019

In February, VNIndex rose 6.0%, mainly supported by foreign inflow. The stronger foreign inflow has been sustained after the January 30 press conference of FED chairman and release of FED minutes 3 weeks later elaborating the dovish message on rate…

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January 2019

In January, VNIndex recovered slightly to 910.7, up 2% MoM as supported by 4Q corporate earnings. Tradingvolume saw a significant drop as investors were heading to a long break during the Lunar New Year. PYN Elite NAV went down 2.2%…

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PYN Elite Key Sectors 1/2019

PYN Elite Key Sectors outlook per 02.02.2019.

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December 2018

Vietnam’s economy ended 2018 on a positive slew of superlatives. 2018 GDP growth reached 7.08%, the highest in 11 years and exceeding the government’s target. PMI in Dec as well as the average PMI of 2018 was 53.8, the highest…

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Investor Letter 4/2018

Portfolio Manager Deryng’s Investor Letter in December 2018, commenting on key investments and discussing the significance of the stock market decline in the end of the year.

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