VN-Index gains

By Dat Nguyen   October 24, 2023 | 04:52 am PT
VN-Index gains
An investor looks at stock prices on a screen at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 1.13% to 1,105.9 points Tuesday.

The index closed 12.37 points higher after dropping 14.50 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 14% to VND10.460 trillion ($425.98 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 26 tickers gained.

SSB of Southeast Asia Commercial Bank (SeABank) led with a 4% rise, followed by GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group, up 4%.

SHB of Saigon Hanoi Commercial Bank closed 2.9% higher and BID of state-owned lender BIDV went up 2.5%.

BCM of Becamex Investment and Industrial Development was the only blue chip that fell 0.3%.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND461 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 1.16% while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market gained 0.32%.

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