VN-Index slips with trade highest in 5 sessions

By Dat Nguyen   July 13, 2022 | 01:34 am PT
VN-Index slips with trade highest in 5 sessions
An investor looks at prices on a laptop at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped 0.08 percent to 1173.92 points Wednesday, but with trade highest in five sessions.

The index closed 0.9 points lower after gaining 19.5 points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 8 percent to VND11.55 trillion ($494 million), highest since July 6.

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 16 tickers dropped.

GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas fell 2.7 percent.

PNJ of Phu Nhuan Jewelry lost 1.5 percent, and FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation dropped 1.2 percent.

Nine blue chips gained, with BVH of insurance company Bao Viet Holdings rising 3.8 percent.

CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank gained 3.3 percent.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND559.06 billion, mainly selling VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was down 0.22 percent while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.36 percent.

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