VN-Index ends 5th session in green

By Dat Nguyen   September 5, 2023 | 12:42 am PT
VN-Index ends 5th 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 0.89% to 1,234.98 points Tuesday, closing its fifth consecutive session in the green.

The index closed 10.93 points higher after gaining 10.89 points on Thursday last week, ahead of a four-day holiday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 15.04% to VND24.56 trillion ($1.02 billion).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 25 largest capped stocks, saw 25 tickers gained.

MBB of lender MB went up 3.5%, followed by VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk with a 3% increase.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet rose 2.6% and PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex closed 1.6% higher.

Four blue chips bucked the trend, including SSB of Southeast Asia Commercial Bank (SeABank) with a 2.1% decline.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND390.62 billion, mainly selling SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation and VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup.

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 0.65%.

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