Drought, coronavirus fears push Vietnam’s rice prices to over 1-year high

Rates for 5% broken rice in Vietnam rose to $400-$405 on Thursday, highest since November 2018, compared with $390-$400 a week earlier, due to drought and coronavirus fears.


Vietnam stock plunges to two and a half-year low

The VN-Index tumbled 3.12 percent to 811.35 points Wednesday, its lowest point since October 10, 2017.


Vietnam’s stock records the 19-year biggest plunge on virus fears, crashing oil prices

The VN-Index fell 56 points, or 6.28 percent to 835 points on Monday, the biggest plunge since 2001, after the country confirmed 14 new coronavirus cases and global oil prices dropped 30%.