PRESS DIGEST - Vietnam - April 15
HANOI, April 15 (Reuters) - These are some of the leading stories in the official Vietnamese press on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
THOI BAO KINH TE VIETNAM
-- Hanoi-based VietinBank said it would issue new shares to Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) in the second quarter of this year as part of a plan to raise the Vietnamese lender's registered capital to 32.66 trillion dong ($1.6 billion). BTMU would own 19.73 percent of the Vietnamese bank.
VIETNAM INVESTMENT REVIEW
-- The central bank's use of credit growth cap for each bank seems unnecessary due to the low lending growth of the banking system, several bankers said.