Vietnamese government bonds experiencing light trade

The Vietnam government''s recent dong bond issue, listed on the country''s new stock exchange, isn''t seeing much trade - it might have something to do with the yield.
Trade in the Vietnamese governments D300 billion $21.3 million 6.5% five-year bonds listed on the countrys new stock exchange has been pretty thin so far. In fact, the first trade wasnt registered until a week after the bonds listed on 28 July. The transaction went through at D100,300, up from the auction price of D100,000,  and around D4 million roughly $300 changed hands. 

However, the move was almost certainly a mistake. In this, the worlds youngest stock market, it seems likely the investor was going for one of the four listed stocks, all of which have been limit-up 5% on 28 July and 2% thereafter every day...

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