VN-Index advances slightly on August 8
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.07% (0.81 points) to 1,242.23 points on August 8 as VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup made a breakthrough and a series of small and medium-sized stocks were on the rise at the end of the session.
The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange was up 0.16% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 1.16%.
The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 17 tickers dropped.
Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 12.53% to 23.21 trillion VND (978.27 million USD).