Vietnam moves to set up bond and equity index futures markets

While the new law has been welcomed, significant hurdles stand in the way of a futures market

Hanoi: home to a planned Vietnam futures market

Vietnam outlined a new legal framework on May 5 for establishing a futures market in the country, but there are significant hurdles that have to be overcome before it can become fully operational.

The government announced plans in March last year to launch a fully functioning derivatives market by 2020, a target that a number of market-watchers says is "extremely ambitious".

The final version of the decree has not yet been circulated, but a recent draft, seen by just before it was

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