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UPCoM alone in losing ground

Released at: 16:48, 25/07/2017 Stock Market Watch

UPCoM alone in losing ground

Main indexes finish in positive territory on July 25.

by May May

Main indexes Vietnam’s stock market gained ground on July as only the UPCoM-Index closed lower.

On HSX, the VN-Index increased by 7.53 points (0.99 per cent) and the VN30-Index 8.39 points (1.15 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index rose 0.88 points (0.91 per cent) and the HNX30-Index 1.34 points (0.75per cent), while the UPCoM-Index lost 0.49 points (0.88 per cent).

The VN-Index opened the day at 759.74 points and rose to 761.1 points early on before hitting its bottom of the day of 757.6 points mid-session. It then fluctuated and closed the morning at 759.5 points. It soared in the afternoon, reaching its peak of the day of 767.3 points before closing the day at 767.27 points.

On HSX, 179 stock codes increased and 93 fell, while on HNX, 112 closed higher and 78 lost ground.

Liquidity on HXS reached VND2.58 trillion ($113.5 million) and on HNX was VND473.79 billion ($20.84 million).

Most large caps in banking increased: MBB by 6.8 per cent, BID 5.7 per cent, STB 5.5 per cent, and CTG 2.7 per cent, while VCB closed at its opening price.

In construction and real estate, HBG rose 2.3 per cent, DXG 1.5 per cent and FLC 0.8 per cent, while CTD fell 0.8 per cent and VIC 0.5 per cent. NVL closed at its opening price.

In energy, PLX increased 3 per cent, GAS 1.5 per cent, and PVD 0.4 per cent, while PGD shed 4.9 per cent.

Among other large caps, VNM and SAB closed at their opening price while MSN increased 0.4 per cent and VIC lost 0.5 per cent.

On HNX, notable shares included VCG, which increased 2.7 per cent, PVI 1.8 per cent, ACB 1.6 per cent, and SHB 1.3 per cent. PVS lost 1.3 per cent.

Foreign investors net bought on HSX by VND1.37 trillion ($60.26 million) and net sold on HNX by VND14.75 billion ($648,861).

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