Stocks gain 3 sessions in a row

By Dat Nguyen   June 20, 2024 | 03:10 am PT
Stocks gain 3 sessions in a row
An investor looks at stock prices on the screens at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.20% to 1,282.30 points Thursday, its third session the green.

The index closed 2.51 points higher after gaining 0.29 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 8% to VND23.85 trillion ($937 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 12 tickers gained.

VPB of private lender VPBank led with a 3.7% rise, followed by TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank, up 2.7%.

BCM of Becamex Investment and Industrial Development gained 2.1% and SSB of SeABank closed 1.5% higher.

Fourteen blue chips fell. VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail declined by 1.9% and BID of state-owned lender BIDV closed 1.3% lower.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND991 billion, mainly selling FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.16%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.92%.

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