VN-Index inches up

By Dat Nguyen   January 4, 2023 | 01:02 am PT
VN-Index inches up
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 0.23% to 1,046.35 points Wednesday.

The index closed 2.45 points higher after gaining 36.81 points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 13.87% to VND10.53 trillion ($447.89 million).

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

PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex led with a 7% rise.

It was followed by MSN of conglomerate Masan Group, up 3.4%, and PDR of Phat Dat Real Estate Development, up 3.1%.

VPB of private lender VPBank went up 2.2%, and CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank rose 1.8%.

Thirteen blue chips fell, with NVL of property developer Novaland Group losing 4.4%, and VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup down 1.4%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND362.41 billion, mainly buying VPB and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.24% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.50%.


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