VN-Index closes third day in green

By Dat Nguyen   November 16, 2023 | 01:44 am PT
VN-Index closes third day in green
An investor looks at stock prices on a laptop at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.27% to 1,125.53 points Thursday in its third session gaining.

The index closed 3.03 points higher after gaining 12.77 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 25% to VND14.78 trillion ($608.23 million).

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

The top gainers included SAB of brewer Sabeco, up 1.6%, PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex, up 1.3%, and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation, up 1.1%.

Fourteen blue chips fell, including TPB of private TPBank with a 1.1% decline and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail, down 1%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND129 billion, mainly selling MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World and VHM of property giant Vinhomes.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.74%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.14%.

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