VN-Index rises slightly

By Minh Hieu   June 26, 2024 | 01:25 am PT
VN-Index rises slightly
An investor looks at stock prices on a screen at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index increased by 0.37% to 1,261.24 points Wednesday.

The index closed 4.68 points higher after gaining 2.44 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 3% to VND20.812 trillion (US$817.2 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 12 tickers gained.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group saw the biggest growth of 7.0%, followed by BCM of Becamex Investment and Industrial Development with a 4.8% increase, and PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex, up 3.4%.

Twelve blue chips fell. VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail went down 2.3%, SAB of brewer Sabeco slid 1.0%, and CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank closed 0.9% lower.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND600 billion, mainly selling TCB of private lender Techcombank and MSB of the Vietnam Maritime Commercial Join Stock Bank.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, fell 0.21%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went down 0.02%.

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