VN-Index rises marginally

By Dat Nguyen   October 4, 2023 | 01:40 am PT
VN-Index rises marginally
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 gained 0.95% to 1,128.67 points Wednesday afternoon, a marginal gain after Tuesday’s plunge.

The index closed 10.57 points higher after dropping 37.15 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decreased by 29% to VND14.95 trillion ($613 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 18 tickers gained.

SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation rose 5.1%, followed by VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup, up 3.6%.

STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank gained 3.4% and VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail closed 2.7% higher.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND188 billion, mainly buying DGC of Duc Giang Chemicals Group and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 1.55% while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market gained 0.91%.

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