VN-Index rises 0.15%
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.15% to 1179.76 points August 21.
The index closed 1.77 points higher after losing 55.49 points on August 18.
Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 38.49% to 22.17 trillion VND (930.73 million USD).
Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of 82.45 billion VND, mainly buying VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup and CTG of state-owned lender VietinBank.
The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.85% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.26%.