Vn-Index rises slightly

By Minh Hieu   March 1, 2024 | 02:22 am PT
Vn-Index rises slightly
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 0.44% to 1,258.28 points Friday.

The index closed 5.55 points higher after losing 1.82 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange decrease by 9.72% to VND22.046 trillion ($894.12 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 7 tickers fell.

VPB of private lender VPBank dropped 1.26% while TCB of lender Techcombank declined by 0.83%.

Ten blue chips gained, led by GVR of rubber company Vietnam Rubber Group with a 1.92% growth, followed by FPT of technology giant FPT Corporation, up 1.65%.

Foreign investors were net buyer to the tune of VND200.8 billion, mainly buying SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation and HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.41%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.58%.

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