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VN-Index firms

Thursday, 17/08/2023 | 11:48:50 [GMT +7] A  A

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.75% to 1243.26 points Wednesday.

VN-Index firms
An investor looks at stock prices on a screen at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran

The index closed 9.21 points higher after losing 2.79 points on Tuesday.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 8.87% to VND20.92 trillion ($873.76 million).

The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 16 tickers gain.

VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup gained 6.9%, followed by STB of Ho Chi Minh City-based lender Sacombank, up 4.4%.

TCB of the largest private lender Techcombank rose 3.7% and VHM of property giant Vinhomes went up 1.9%.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet dropped 1.1%, while MSN of conglomerate Masan Group declined by 0.7%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND24.59 billion, mainly selling VPB of private lender VPBank and MSN of conglomerate Masan Group.

The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.44% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.19%.

Source: VnExpress