VN-Index hovers around 2-week peak

By Dat Nguyen   March 29, 2023 | 01:04 am PT
VN-Index hovers around 2-week peak
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 0.19 percent to 1056.33 points Wednesday in its seventh session in the green, hovering around the highest level since March 15.

The index closed 2.04 points higher after gaining the same points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 25.93% to VND8.30 trillion ($353.37 million).

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

MBB of lender MB went up 1.7%, followed by TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank with a 1.6% rise.

MSN of conglomerate Masan Group gained 1.5% and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation closed 1.2% higher.

Fourteen blue chips dropped, led by MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World with a 1% decline.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND208.91 billion, mainly selling STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank and VPB of private lender VPBank.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was down 0.08% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 1.52%.

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