Total outstanding loans in Ho Chi Minh City by early this month are estimated to rise 2.1% from end 2012 to VND873.4 trillion, up 1.4% on month and 15.1% on year, according to data from the municipal statistics office.
On May 16, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (MFWG) held a conference to set up sustainable interest rate and risk management in microfinance.
Gold and silver prices gained about 2 percent on Monday after a roller-coaster session that opened with a gut-wrenching dive in silver prices to their lowest in 2-1/2 years before an abrupt midday turnaround.
Nguyen Van Thinh-member of Board of Directors (BOD) cum director of Ngan Son JSC. (NST) bought 18,000 out of 21,900 shares registered to buy on Apr 16, increasing his ownership to 138,024 shares or 1.78% stake.