VN-Index struggles to regain lost ground

  • 00:07 - 2018/06/17

After losing up to 15 points on June 14, the VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) struggled to regain lost ground, ending up just nearly 1 point from the previous day. 

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The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) ends up just nearly 1 point from June 14. Illustrative image

Early in the morning session, the index dropped 3.01 points to 1,012.71 points, and then slid further to 1,008 points at the end of the morning session. 

Demand picked up in the afternoon, helping the index climb back to 1,016.51 points at the end of the day, just 0.79 points higher than the closing level on June 14. 

More than 165 million shares worth over 4.94 trillion VND (216.55 million USD) were traded on the HoSE.

Among the large-cap stocks, VIC and BVH tumbled 2,500 VND and 1,500 VND per share respectively, while CTG, GAS, MSN, SAB and VCB gained from 300-1,900 VND per share.

 In the VN30 basket, which measures the performance of the top 30 stocks in terms of market capitalisation and liquidity on the HoSE, price rises were seen in 18 stocks, and 11 others saw decreases, with only one staying unchanged. 

The VN30-Index gained 0.73 points to 1,005.04 points with over 56 million units worth some 2.61 trillion VND (114.49 million USD) traded.

 In the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index was up 0.99 points to 115.9 points with 45 million shares changed hands for 1.059 trillion VND (46.44 million USD).

The HNX30-Index, tracking the 30 leading shares on the HNX, also gained 1.66 points to 207.98 points. The northern bourse witnessed 32 million shares traded at 939 billion VND (41.18 million USD).

 The UpCoM-Index on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UpCoM) dropped by 0.03 point to 53.07 points when more than 10 million shares worth 120 billion VND (5.26 million USD) were traded.

Source: VietNamNet

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