Stocks close fourth session in green

By Minh Hieu   July 4, 2024 | 03:11 am PT
Stocks close fourth 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 0.24% to 1,279.89 points Thursday in its fourth consecutive gaining session.

The index closed 3.04 points higher after gaining 7.06 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 10% to VND14.010 trillion (US$550.4 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 11 tickers gained.

PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex saw the biggest growth of 4.9%, followed by FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation, up 3.7%.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group closed 1.2% higher.

Fifteen blue chips fell. POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation went down 2.3%, SAB of brewer Sabeco saw a 0.8% decrease, and MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World fell 0.6%.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND577 billion, mainly selling FPT of FPT Corporation and VHM of property giant Vinhomes.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.19%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.37%.

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