VN-Index slightly gains

By Dat Nguyen   November 28, 2023 | 04:05 am PT
VN-Index slightly gains
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 0.68% to 1,095.43 points Tuesday.

The index closed 7.37 points higher after dropping 7.55 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 19% to VND14.06 trillion ($579.79 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 24 tickers gained.

STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank led with a 2.7% rise, followed by VHM of property giant Vinhomes, up 2.4%.

TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank rose 2.2% and BVH of insurance company Bao Viet Holdings closed 1.9% higher.

Two blue chips fell. CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank and HDB of HDBank both dropped 0.3%.

Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND47 billion, mainly buying DGC of Duc Giang Chemicals Group and VHM of property giant Vinhomes.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.22%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.19%.

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