VN-Index crawls up on third day in green

By Dat Nguyen   November 22, 2023 | 01:30 am PT
VN-Index crawls up on third day 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 0.30% to 1,113.82 points Wednesday, its third session rising.

The index closed 3.36 points higher after gaining 6.80 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 36% to VND20.24 trillion ($836.54 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 17 tickers gained and 13 fell.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet rose 1.5%, followed by FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation, up 1.2%, and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation, up 1.1%.

Eleven blue chips fell, including MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World with a 2.7% decline.

VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup dropped 1.4%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND717 billion, mainly selling VPB of private lender VPBank and MWG.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.30%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went down 0.22%.

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