Indonesia's national currency rupiah (Photo: VNA)

Indonesia strives to stop currency’s sharp plunge against USD

 Indonesia has spent 11.9 trillion rupiah (about 796.7 million USD) in total through several market operations to reduce the pressure from depreciated value of the national currency against the USD, the governor of the country’s central bank said on September 5.
Central bank puts brake on ATM withdrawal charges

Central bank puts brake on ATM withdrawal charges

As several local lenders planned to raise fees for cash withdrawals at ATMs, the State Bank of Vietnam put brake on the fee hike, the central bank confirmed the news yesterday.
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Indonesia tightens bitcoin use

 Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin on the resort island of Bali after the central bank gave warnings on risks posed by virtual currencies.
Vietnam’s market will have over 300,000 card readers installed at POSs to process around 200 million transactions per year.(Photo:

Central bank issues plan to develop card payment

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a plan to develop card payment using card readers at points of sale (POS) and mobile points of sale (mPOS) from 2017 to 2020.
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Government urges mobilisation of idle gold

The Government Office last week sent a written document to the central bank governor, referring to the mobilisation of idle gold and foreign currency sources from the people.