VN-Index inches up in 3rd gaining session

By Dat Nguyen   July 5, 2023 | 12:59 am PT
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.23% to 1134.62 points Wednesday.

The index closed 2.62 points higher after gaining 6.50 points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 17.48% to VND17.20 trillion ($723.68 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 16 tickers gain.

HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group went up 2.7%, followed by PDR of Phat Dat Real Estate Development with a 2.1% increase.

VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank closed 2% higher and VIB of Vietnam International Commercial Bank increased b y1.3%.

Fourteen blue chips fell. Both SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation and VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk lost 1.1%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND184.05 billion, mainly buying HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group and TCM of Thanh Cong Textile Garment Investment Trading.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was down 0.40% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was down by 0.14%.

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