VN-Index rises

By Minh Hieu   February 5, 2024 | 01:30 am PT
VN-Index rises
An investor looks at stock prices on a screen at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 1.15% to 1,186.06 points on Monday after the weekend break.

The index closed 13.51 points higher after dropping 0.47 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 4% to VND19.193 trillion (US$787.8 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 21 tickers gained.

CTG of state-owned bank Vietinbank led with a 6.9% rise, followed by ACB of private lender Asia Commercial Bank, up 5.9%, and MBB of the Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, up 5.5%.

Nine blue chips fell. VRE of mall operator Vincom Retail lost 2.2%, BCM of property developer Becamex IDC went down 1.6% and MSN of retail giant Masan Group closed 0.8% lower.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND54 billion, mainly buying CTG and FRT of Electronics retailer FPT Retail.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, fell 0.12%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.18%.

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