VN-Index inches up

By Dat Nguyen   March 6, 2023 | 02:02 am PT
VN-Index inches up
Investors look at stock prices on a laptop at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.24% to 1,027.18 points Monday.

The index closed 2.41 points higher after losing 12.84 points on Friday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 5.54% to VND6.81 trillion ($287.65 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 17 tickers gain.

NVL of property developer Novaland Group surged 6.8%, followed by PDR of Phat Dat Real Estate Development with a 6.7% gain.

VHM of property giant Vinhomes went up 2.8% and CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank rose 2%.

Twelve blue chips fell.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet lost 4.8% and MSN of conglomerate Masan Group dropped 2.1%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND100.42 billion, mainly selling NVL and VND of brokerage VNDirect.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.82% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.26%.

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