VN-Index's rising streak continues
Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.85% to 1,245.5 points Wednesday in its sixth consecutive session in the green.
Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) increased by 2.74% to VND25.24 trillion ($1.05 billion).
The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 22 tickers gain.
HPG of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group went up 4.3%, followed by VPB of private lender VPBank with a 3.8% rise.
FPT of IT giant FPT Corporation closed 2.3% higher and GAS of state-owned Petrovietnam Gas increased by 1.9%.
Four blue chips fell, including VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup with a 1.1% decline.
Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND102.16 billion, mainly selling HDG of Ha Do Group.
The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 1.22% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was up by 0.29%.