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Vietnam’s economy maintains positive growth momentum: financial supervision commission
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Vietnam’s economy maintains positive growth momentum: financial supervision commission

NDO – Vietnam's economy has maintained positive growth momentum in the first month of the fourth quarter of this year, with industrial production continuing to increase thanks to the dynamics of the

National financial commission sets 2017 projected GDP growth at over 6.7%
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National financial commission sets 2017 projected GDP growth at over 6.7%

NDO – The growth rate for the fourth quarter of this year will be around 7.5-7.7% and the GDP for the whole year of 2017 may reach over 6.7%, the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) has

PM urges US financial investment in Vietnam
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PM urges US financial investment in Vietnam

NDO/VNA - Vietnam wants to attract more investment from the US, especially in finance, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told former US Secretary of the Treasury Tymothy Geithner, who is President of

APEC discusses measures to boost MSMEs financial access
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APEC discusses measures to boost MSMEs financial access

NDO/ VNA - A financial forum was organised in Ho Chi Minh City, on September 11, seeking to enhance access to supply chain finance for micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs).

For Syrian refugees in Jordan, a path to financial independence
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For Syrian refugees in Jordan, a path to financial independence

Yahoo News Eyad Mohammed has become an expert at waiting. After fleeing Quneitrah in southern Syria four years ago, Mr. Mohammed waited months to find housing for himself and his pregnant wife in

APEC delegates applaud Vietnam’s financial cooperation priorities
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APEC delegates applaud Vietnam’s financial cooperation priorities

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Delegates attending the APEC Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) in the northern province of Ninh Binh voiced their support for the host country’s priorities in

APEC senior officials review financial cooperation priorities
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APEC senior officials review financial cooperation priorities

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The APEC Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) officially opened in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 18.

APEC senior financial officials to meet in Ninh Binh
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APEC senior financial officials to meet in Ninh Binh

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The APEC Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting (SFOM) will take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 18-19 as part of three major events of the APEC 2017 Finance

Visa’s financial literacy programme enters sixth instalment
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Visa’s financial literacy programme enters sixth instalment

Bao moi - Practical Money Skills, a financial literacy programme for students, is back for its sixth instalment, and is this year asking students to submit photographs that depict their daily

Summit mulls financial inclusion for all
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Summit mulls financial inclusion for all

Vietnamnet - More organizations are offering new financial products and services that are changing the form and nature of the market and are shaping the future of financial inclusion.

Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit opens in Hanoi
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Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit opens in Hanoi

Nhan dan - NDO—The 2017 Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit themed “Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Digital Age” opened in Hanoi on March 21.

State financial reports to be compiled from 2018
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State financial reports to be compiled from 2018

Vietnamnet - Vietnam will start to compile reports on the State’s assets, debt obligations, capital sources and financial results from 2018 in accordance with the Government’s Decree 25.

Why Trump wants power to remove director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Why Trump wants power to remove director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Yahoo News On Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus brief in an appeal of a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a consumer watchdog, and the PHH Corp.

Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs
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Development fund offers financial aid to SMEs

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Development Fund of the Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched its financial aid packages for 2017 to continue assisting the

VN's credit grows 1% in January: National Financial Supervisory Commission
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VN's credit grows 1% in January: National Financial Supervisory Commission

Vietnamnet - The National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) has reported that credit in the first month of the year saw a growth rate of 1 per cent, the highest month-on-month increase over

VN financial leasing companies hard-pressed for foreign capital
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VN financial leasing companies hard-pressed for foreign capital

Vietnamnet - Up to two thirds of domestic financial leasing companies operate at a loss and are riddled with inefficiencies.

The financial picture of Vietnam's 10 largest banks
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The financial picture of Vietnam's 10 largest banks

Vietnamnet - Profits from lending still make up a large proportion of banks’ total profits, but bad debt remains a problem.

HOSE urged to support City’s transformation into leading regional financial centre
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HOSE urged to support City’s transformation into leading regional financial centre

Nhan dan - NDO—Emphasising that 2017 presents a number of tasks and challenges for the development of Ho Chi Minh City, Politburo member and Secretary of the city’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang

Financial innovations open markets
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Financial innovations open markets

Bao moi - Innovation is the key to prosperity. Innovation in processes of production, innovation in methods of communication, innovation in laws and regulation – all improve productivity and wealth.

Foreign capital to financial companies keeps rising
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Foreign capital to financial companies keeps rising

Vietnamnet - Foreign investors have been acquiring major stakes in financial companies in Vietnam in recent years and the trend is expected to continue in 2017.

EU Brexit negotiator warns of risk to financial stability
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EU Brexit negotiator warns of risk to financial stability

Yahoo News The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Saturday the bloc must be aware of the risk to financial stability during what are expected to be very tough talks with Britain.

U.S. set to lift some financial sanctions against Sudan
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U.S. set to lift some financial sanctions against Sudan

Yahoo News By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to announce the easing of some financial sanctions against Sudan on Friday for its recent efforts in helping tackle

VN joins regional financial cooperation enhancement initiative
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VN joins regional financial cooperation enhancement initiative

Baomoi - VGP - `Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has approved Viet Nam's joining of the Initiative on enhancement of financial and regional financial cooperation to improve regional health security and

Vietnam to adopt int'l financial reporting standards by 2025
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Vietnam to adopt int'l financial reporting standards by 2025

Financial statements prepared under the new standards will give investors better insight into how companies perform.

Senate Dems press Trump's wealthy picks for financial data
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Senate Dems press Trump's wealthy picks for financial data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats are trying to put the brakes on President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks, insisting on extensive financial information on some of the wealthiest Americans