Vietnam ctrl bk to expand open mkt ops by June

VIETNAM - Vietnam's central bank is planning to hold two sessions of open market operations a week, instead of one currently, to expand dong liquidity, a bank official said Thursday.

Nguyen Dong Tien, director of the central bank's Monetary Policy Department, told Dow Jones Newswires that the move is expected to begin within the next two months.

"Commercial banks will have better chances to work with the central bank in regulating money circulation in the two trading days each week, Tien said,