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BIDV secures Vietnam listing licence -exchange

HANOI, Oct 10 (Reuters) - BIDV, Vietnam's largest partlyprivate bank by assets, has secured a licence to list shares onthe Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange , market regulators said onWednesday.

The Hanoi-based bank, also known as the Bank for Investmentand Development of Vietnam, will list all 2.3 billion shares onthe exchange, representing its registered capital of 23.01trillion dong ($1.1 billion), the exchange said in a statement.

($1=20,830 dong)

(Reporting by Ho Binh Minh; Editing by Ron Popeski)

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Keywords: VIETNAM LISTING/BIDV