VN-Index climbs to 2-week high

By Dat Nguyen   March 9, 2023 | 12:56 am PT
VN-Index climbs to 2-week high
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 0.65% to a two-week high of 1,055.95 points Thursday in its fourth gaining session.

The index closed 6.77 points higher after gaining 11.34 points on Wednesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 26% to VND10.73 trillion ($452.69 million).

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

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group and STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank both gained 4.5%.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet went up 3.6%, followed by VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank with a 2.4%.

Five blue chips fell, led by NVL of property developer Novaland Group with a 0.9% drop.

Foreign investors were net buyers for the third straight session to the tune of VND189.97 billion, mainly buying

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.17% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.14%.

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