Hanoi Stock Exchange

Exchange entity Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX)
Conducts business in Vietnam
Number of listed companies (04/16) 380
Domestic market capitalization (in millions USD, 04/16) 7.019
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? Yes
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No, but has committed to publishing a guidance in 2016.
Offers ESG related training? Yes, in collaboration with the State Securities Commission (SSC);
  • In cooperation with SSC, with the support of GIZ, to implement training programs, capacity building for investors to participate in the green bond market; to find solutions to attract institutional investors such as investment funds, insurance companies, pension funds, etc. to join "green" capital markets. For example: Training program on how to make ESG reports for market participants according to the Circular 155/2015/IT-BTC regarding information disclosure on securities markets (5-6 May 2016).
Provides sustainability-related indices? No;
  • HNX is cooperating with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to study and develop a Green Index for Vietnam.
Has green bond listings? No;
  • HNX has been working with GIZ to study the schemes for developing Green Bond listings in Vietnam
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange State-owned Company
Regulatory bodies State Securities Commission of Viet Nam
Regulatory model Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) was officially designated as a State-owned limited liability corporation with sole ownership by the Ministry of Finance
About the stock exchange
  • HNX (formerly HASTC) was established in 1998 and officially inaugurated in 2005;
  • 02/01/2009: Establishment of Hanoi Stock Exchange on the basis of transforming Hanoi Securities Trading Center (2005) as an State-owned limited liability corporation owned by MOF;
  • 15/04/2010: HNX officially became 19th member of AOSEF.
  • 30/05/2011: HXN become "correspondent" of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and to be "Affiliate" since 2013.
  • 22/5/2015: HNX became an SSE Partner Exchange.
  • HNX has joined the plans for implementation of "Sustainable Development Strategy for 2011-2020" under the coordination of the State Securities Commission (SSC).
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
State Owned 100%