VN-Index closes 4th session in green

By Dat Nguyen   August 31, 2023 | 12:41 am PT
VN-Index closes 4th session in green
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 0.90% to 1,224.05 points Thursday in its fourth session in the green.

The index closed 10.89 points higher after gaining 8.73 points on Wednesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 2.33% to VND21.35 trillion ($885.98 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 22 tickers gain.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group led with a 5.6% rise, followed by HDB of HDBank, up 3.1%.

MSN of conglomerate Masan Group went up 2.4% and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail closed 2% higher.

Three blue chips fell. SAB of brewer Sabeco dropped 1.1% and GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas decreased by 0.7%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND446.50 billion, mainly buying GMD of logistics company Gemadept Corp and VIX of VIX Securities Jsc.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.72% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.69%.

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