VN-Index posts 3rd straight gain

By Dat Nguyen   June 5, 2023 | 12:40 am PT
VN-Index posts 3rd straight gain
An investor looks 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 0.64% to 1097.82 points Monday.

The index closed 6.98 points higher after gaining 12.45 points on Friday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 4.3% to VND17.56 trillion ($747.14 million).

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

VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank gained 3.3%, followed by MSN of conglomerate Masan Group with a 2.5% increase.

GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas and PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex both went up 2.2%.

Nine blue chips fell, with GVR of Vietnam Rubber Group losing 2.9%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND113.54 billion, mainly selling VNM of dairy giant Vinamilk and HCM of Ho Chi MInh City Securities Corp.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.23% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.18%.

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