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Only UPCoM-Index loses ground

Released at: 20:39, 04/12/2017 Stock Market Watch

Only UPCoM-Index loses ground

Photo: vneconomy.vn

Other main indexes close higher on December 4.

by Hai Van

The UPCoM-Index was the only main index on Vietnam’s stock market to lose ground on December 4.

On HSX, the VN-Index rose 9.69 points (1.01 per cent) and the VN30-Index 13.98 points (1.47 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index increased 1.21 points (1.05 per cent) and the HNX30-Index 3.35 points (1.51 per cent), while the UPCoM-Index lost 0.13 points (0.25 per cent).

Liquidity on HSX reached VND5.47 trillion ($240.5 million) and on HNX was VND1.1 trillion ($48.39 million).

There were 171 stock codes increasing and 121 falling on HSX while 106 rose and 93 fell on HNX.

The VN-Index opened at 962.47 points and increased continuously throughout the day and closed at 970.22 points.

In food and beverages, VNM increased 3.6 per cent and SAB and MSN 0.7 per cent.

Most large banking shares increased: STB by 5.4 per cent, VCB 2.3 per cent, MBB 1.4 per cent, VPB 0.9 per cent, and CTG 0.8 per cent. BID remained unchanged.

Most energy shares rose: PVD by 6.9 per cent, NT2 4.9 per cent, and PLX 1.5 per cent, while PPC lost 0.6 per cent and GAS 0.5 per cent.

In construction and real estate, DXG increased 3.7 per cent, HBC 0.9 per cent, and VIC 2 per cent, while ROS fell 6.1 per cent, CTD 0.6 per cent, and NVL 0.3 per cent.

The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were HVG, MCG, VSI, HSG, and PVD, and ALT, CAN, KSQ, NFC, and SGC on HNX.

The Top 5 falling shares on HSX were JVC, TIE, HOT, LGC, and ROS, and L35, GMX, SDG, BKC, and SDU on HNX.

Foreign investors net sold on HSX by VND16.95 billion ($754,492) and on HNX by VND9.01 billion ($396,276).

“We believe that there are opportunities for short-term investors in stocks such as real estate and securities, which are expected to deliver good results for Q4 2017.”

Maritime Securities Incorporation (MSI)

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