VN-Index inches up after tumble

By Dat Nguyen   June 25, 2024 | 01:28 am PT
VN-Index inches up after tumble
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% to 1,256.56 points Tuesday after hitting a six-week low Monday.

The index closed 2.44 points higher after dropping 27.90 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 32% to VND21.55 trillion ($846 million).

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

VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail led the gain with a 6.8% increase.

It was followed by BCM of Becamex Investment and Industrial Development, down 1.8%.

SSB of SeABank dropped 6.4% while BID of state-owned lender BIDV declined by 1.8%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND704 billion.

They mainly bought VCI of Viet Capital Securities and HAH of Hai An Transport and Stevedoring.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.19%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went down 0.23%.

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