Stocks start week in green

By Minh Hieu   July 1, 2024 | 01:40 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 0.74% to 1,254.56 points Monday.

The index closed 9.24 points higher after dropping 13.77 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 37% to VND13.114 trillion (US$515.3 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 22 tickers gained.

VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail saw the biggest increase of 6.8%, followed by MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World with a 5.4% growth and CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank, up 3.2%.

Seven blue chips fell. TCB of private lender Techcombank went down 3.0%, POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation slid 2.3% and FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation closed 1.5% lower.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND792 billion, mainly selling FUEVFVND of exchange-traded fund DCVFMVN DIAMOND and FPT of FPT Corporation.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.41%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went down 0.27%.

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