VN-Index closes week in green

By Dat Nguyen   August 11, 2023 | 12:47 am PT
VN-Index closes week 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 0.95% to 1232.21 points Friday.

The index closed 11.60 points higher after losing 13.38 points on Thursday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 5.17% to VND21.28 trillion ($895.94 million).

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

VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup led with a 6.9% rise, followed by STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank, up 4.3%.

MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World rose 2.5% and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail closed 2.3% higher.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group fell 1.6% and POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation dropped 1.1%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND61.98 billion, mainly selling HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group and STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.55% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was down by 0.19%.

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