Stocks start week in green

By Minh Hieu   May 27, 2024 | 02:36 am PT
Stocks start week in green
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 0.46% to 1,267.68 points Monday.

The index closed 5.75 points higher after dropping 19.10 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 51% to VND17.583 trillion (US$690.8 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 14 tickers gained.

POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation shot up 6.6%, BVH of insurance company Bao Viet Holdings increased by 4.0%, and GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group closed 2.9% higher.

Seven blue chips fell. HDB of lender HDBank closed 1.7% lower, SSB of private lender SeABank declined by 0.9%, and MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World fell 0.8%.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND532 billion, mainly selling FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation and MWG of Mobile World.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.46%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.49%.

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