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VN-Index steadies at 3-week high

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Vietnam's benchmark VN-Index rose 0.04% to 1,113.89 points Thursday and remained at the highest since Oct. 17.

VN-Index steadies at 3-week high
Investors look at stock prices on a laptop at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran

The index closed 0.46 points higher after gaining 33.14 points in the previous session.

Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange increased by 18% to VND21.99 trillion ($902.06 million).

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

VIC of private conglomerate Vingroup went up 5.6%, followed by VHM of property giant Vinhomes with a 4.6% rise.

VRE of retail real estate arm Vincom Retail closed 2.5% higher and BCM of Becamex Investment and Industrial Development gained 2.3%.

Eighteen blue chips fell.

VJC of budget airline Vietjet dropped 4.1% and SAB of brewer Sabeco fell 1.8%.

Foreign investors were net sellers to the tune of VND806 billion, mainly selling VHM and VCB of state-owned lender Vietcombank.

The HNX-Index for stocks on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, home to mid and small caps, rose 0.53%, while the UPCoM-Index for the Unlisted Public Companies Market went up 0.05%.

Source: VnExpress