VN-Index inches down

By Dat Nguyen   November 30, 2023 | 01:24 am PT
VN-Index inches down
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 fell 0.79% to 1,094.13 points Thursday.

The index closed 8.67 points lower after gaining 7.37 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 16% to VND14.67 trillion ($604.35 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 28 tickers fell.

VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail plunged 4.7% while VJC of budget airline Vietjet dropped 4.5%.

MSN of conglomerate Masan Group closed 3.8% lower.

Two blue chips gained. GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group rose 0.8%, while VHM of property giant Vinhomes went up 0.2%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND392 billion, mainly selling HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group and VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, fell 0.39%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went down 0.06%.

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