VN-Index rises slightly

By Minh Hieu   January 2, 2024 | 12:56 am PT
VN-Index rises slightly
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 rose 0.16% to 1,131.72 points Tuesday.

The index closed 1.79 points higher after gaining one points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 8% to VND17.111 trillion ($703.29 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 14 tickers gained and 16 fell.

The top gainers included VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank, up 4.0%, ACB of private lender Asia Commercial Bank, up 2.3%, and MSN of conglomerate Masan Group, up 2.1%.

HDB of HDBank closed 2.0% lower.

VPB of private lender VPBank and HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group both went down 1.8%.

Foreign investors were net seller to the tune of VND356 billion, mainly selling FUESSVFL exchange-traded fund and SSI of securities firm SSI, and buying VCB and MWG of electronics retail chain Mobile World.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, fell 0.45%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.46%.

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