VN-Index gains marginally

By Dat Nguyen   October 13, 2023 | 01:57 am PT
VN-Index gains marginally
An investor looks at stock prices on the screens at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.27% to 1154.73 points Friday.

The index closed 3.12 points higher after gaining 0.80 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 3% to VND13.95 trillion ($570.44 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 13 tickers gained and 16 fell.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet led with a 6.2% rise, followed by GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group, up 2.6%.

MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World gained 2.3% and SAB of brewer Sabeco closed 1.7% higher.

VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank lost 1.5% in this session, while VHM of property giant Vinhomes closed 1.4% lower.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND284 billion, mainly selling HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group and MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.26% while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market downed 0.2%.

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