VN-Index gains marginally

By Dat Nguyen   October 2, 2023 | 05:56 am PT
VN-Index gains marginally
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 0.10% to 1,155.25 points Monday.

The index closed 1.1 points higher after rising 1.7 points Friday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), on which the index is based, dropped 18% to VND11.5 trillion ($473.25 million).

The VN30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 16 tickers gained.

GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group led with a 4.6% increase, followed by VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail, up 2.9%.

VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk rose 1.9% and MSN of conglomerate Masan Group closed 1.4% higher.

Twelve blue chips fell. TPB of private TPBank dropped 2% and GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas closed 1.5% lower.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VPB of private lender VPBank and VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, gained 0.18% while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market dropped 0.10%.

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