VN-Index inches up

By Minh Hieu   June 5, 2024 | 01:51 am PT
VN-Index inches up
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 0.06% to 1,284.35 points Wednesday.

The index closed 0.83 points higher after gaining 3.52 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 1% to VND24.088 trillion (US$947.5 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 13 tickers gained.

SAB of brewer Sabeco grew 6.8%, VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk closed 3.8% higher, BVH of insurance company Bao Viet Holdings went up 3.1%.

Fourteen blue chips fell. MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World declined by 2.8%, POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation went down 1.8%, MBB of lender MB lost 1.3%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND40 billion, mainly buying MSN of conglomerate Masan Group and VNM of Vinamilk.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.07%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.47%.

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