VN-Index inches up

By Dat Nguyen   February 17, 2023 | 01:45 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 0.10% to 1,059.31 points Friday.

The index closed 1.02 points higher after gaining 10.09 points on Thursday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 8.96% to VND7.69 trillion ($322.84 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 18 tickers dropped.

VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank gained 2.9%, followed by STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank with a 2.1% rise.

VHM of property giant Vinhomes went up 1.9%, and BID of state-owned lender BIDV rose 1.8%.

Eighteen blue chips fell.

MSN of conglomerate Masan Group lost 1.7%, and HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group fell 1.4%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND12.28 billion, mainly selling STB and HPG.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was down 0.42% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was down by 0.90%.

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