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Main indexes down significantly

Released at: 20:48, 05/02/2018

Main indexes down significantly


VN-Index sheds 5.1% on February 5.

by My Van

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market lost significant ground on February 5.

On HSX, the VN-Index fell 56.33 points (5.1 per cent) - the biggest loss since May 8, 2014 - and the VN30-Index 55.38 points (5.08 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index fell 5.03 points (4.06 per cent), the HNX30-Index 14.31 points (5.8 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index decreased 1.91 points (3.25 per cent).

Major selling was seen, with more than 570 shares falling, including 126 that hit their floor. The VN30 group had 13 stocks hit their floor.

The biggest net sold shares were SSI, VCB, HPG, HDB, VIC, BID, VJC, and MSN, and to a lesser extent KBC, VND, DXG, and GEX.

Foreign investors, meanwhile, continued to net buy on HSX, by 11 million shares, or VND205 billion ($9.05 million).

In banking, BID, CTG, and VCB hit their floor while STB lost 6.8 per cent and EIB 6.7 per cent.

Most food and beverages shares also fell, including KDC by 3.2 per cent and VNM 1.9 per cent.

In energy, PVD lost 7 per cent, PLX and GAS 6.9 per cent, and PPC 4.4 per cent.

In real estate and construction, NVL rose 0.1 per cent while FLC and DXG shed 6.9 per cent.

The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were VMD, DTT, BTT, HU3, and HU1, and X20, LUT, V12, VSM, and LCS on HNX.

The Top 5 falling shares on HSX were AGF, VIC, CVT, HNG, and PVD, and AMC, SCL, SVN, VGC, and ATS on HNX.

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