VN-Index gains nearly 5 points

By Dat Nguyen   December 15, 2022 | 02:37 am PT
VN-Index gains nearly 5 points
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 0.47% to 1055.32 points Thursday.

The index closed 4.89 points higher after gaining 2.98 points on Wednesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 10.16% to VND12.34 trillion ($524.99 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 19 tickers gain.

VPB of private lender VPBank led with a 6.7% rise to ceiling price.

It was followed by MBB of lender MB, up 4.4%, and TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank, up 2.4%.

MSN of conglomerate Masan Group gained 2.3%, and VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank rose 1.9%.

Eight blue chips fell, with PDR of Phat Dat Real Estate Development losing and VHM of property giant Vinhomes both falling 4.3%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND319.06 billion, mainly buying VND of brokerage VNDirect and DXG of real estate developer Dat Xanh Group.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was down 0.12% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.67%.

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