Capital Markets

Vietnam Capital Markets

With economic growth, solid corporate earnings and a rising need for financing among domestic companies boosting stock markets and stimulating private equity activity, Vietnam’s capital markets have grown steadily in recent years. A wave of equitisation of state-owned enterprises is boosting the sector further, while a growing range of indices are broadening options for investors. A new unified index for both of Vietnam’s bourses – the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange and Hanoi Stock Exchange – may presage a long-awaited merger, and support further product diversification.

This chapter contains interviews with Vu Bang, Chairman, State Securities Commission; and Trinh Thanh Can, CEO, ACB Securities.