VN-Index ends third session in green

By Dat Nguyen   October 6, 2021 | 06:32 pm GMT+7
VN-Index ends third session in green
An investor looks at stock prices on a smartphone at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.6 percent Wednesday to 1,362.82 points, its third session in the green, with 16 blue chip tickers rising.

The index stayed in the green throughout the day and closed eight points higher. In the last three sessions it has gained nearly 28 points.

Trading value on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), on which the index is based, rose marginally to VND19.44 trillion ($851.32 million).

The VN30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 16 tickers in the green, led by GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas, up 4.1 percent in its seventh straight gaining session.

VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail rose 3.3 percent to a near three-week high.

TCB of largest private lender Techcombank gained 2.4 percent to a near two-week high.

Other gainers included BVH of insurance company Bao Viet Holdings, up 1.8 percent, and HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group, up 1.4 percent.

Ten blue chip tickers fell, with VPB of private lender VPBank down 1.6 percent and SAB of brewer Sabeco down 1.3 percent.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND531 billions, with strongest pressure on HPG and NVL of real estate developer Novaland Group.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.54 percent while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market gained 0.5 percent.

 
 
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