Corporate bonds still attract investors

Corporate bonds still attract investors

In the first two quarters of 2021, real estate companies are the winners of corporate bond issuance, with an issuance value of up to VND92.3 billion and an average interest rate of 10.36 percent per annum. In the context that interest rates on bank deposits stand at an extremely low level, corporate bonds remain attractive, especially for individual investors. On the other hand, many investors have been circumventing regulations over the past time.
Real estate corporate bond issuance volume declines 55 percent

Real estate corporate bond issuance volume declines 55 percent

The Ministry of Finance, on July 13, informed that after six months of implementing the new legal framework on corporate bonds, the volume of corporate bonds issued through private placement was above VND168.7 trillion, up 3.2 percent over the same period last year. The volume of corporate bonds issued through public offering was more than VND15.37 trillion, equivalent to 50.3 percent of bond issuance volume in 2020, accounting for 8.3 percent of total corporate bond issuance volume.
High-interest rate corporate bonds pose high risks

High-interest rate corporate bonds pose high risks

Recently, the conditions for corporate bond issuance to the public have been tightened by the State. This is a move to reduce risks for investors, especially for individual investors, so the number of issued corporate bonds has also fallen sharply. However, in the context that deposit interest rates remain at a low level, many enterprises have issued corporate bonds with high-interest rates to attract capital.
Small investors continue inundating markets

Small investors continue inundating markets

The sudden surge in individual investors that had inundated the stock markets throughout last year has not waned in the first two months of 2021, with the VN-Index exhausting at a historical peak of 1,200 points. An unstoppable wave looks to continue in coming months.
Corporate bonds cool down

Corporate bonds cool down

According to statistics from securities companies, in the first months of this year, the corporate bond market shows signs of cooling down compared to before because changes in regulations on corporate bond issuance have been tightened.
Nearly 86,300 securities accounts opened in January

Nearly 86,300 securities accounts opened in January

According to the Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD), domestic investors opened 86,269 new securities accounts in January this year. Of the newly-opened accounts, 86,000 belonged to individual investors. It is the month with the highest number of new securities trading accounts ever.
Corporate bonds draw individual investors because of high interest rates

Corporate bonds draw individual investors because of high interest rates

The Ministry of Finance coordinated with the World Bank (WB) and the Vietnam Bond Market Association to hold a seminar to announce the annual report of the Vietnam bond market in 2019 and dialogue on solutions to develop the corporate bond market on November 9 in Ho Chi Minh City.
An individual investor is opening an account at a securities company. (Photo: SGGP)

Corporate bond market develops rapidly

Amid the context that banks limit medium and long-term loans, many enterprises have shifted to a new capital mobilization channel – corporate bond issuance. Statistics by the Ministry of Finance showed that in the first four months of this year, the corporate bond market developed rapidly, exceeding VND58 trillion.