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VN-Index finishes February at record high

Released at: 16:51, 28/02/2018 Stock Market Watch

VN-Index finishes February at record high

Source from vneconomy.vn

All main indexes close up on February 28.

by Hai Van

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher on February 28, with the VN-Index finishing February at a new high due to an impressive day from banking stocks.
On HSX, the VN-Index closed at 1,121.54 points, up 1.93 points (0.17 per cent), while the VN30-Index reached 1,108.23 points, up 2.14 points (0.19 per cent).
On HNX, the HNX-Index finished at 128.05 points, up 0.76 points (0.06 per cent), the HNX30-Index 245.47 points, up 0.71 points (0.29 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index 60.09 points, up 0.02 points (0.03 per cent).
Liquidity on HSX reached VND7.853 trillion ($345 million) and on HNX was VND960.5 billion ($42.2 million).
CTG, STB and MBB led in liquidity on HSX with 18.8 million, 15.3 million and 12 million shares, respectively, changing hands.
There were 132 shares increasing on HSX and 156 decreasing, while 101 rose and 81 fell on HNX. 
Most banking large caps closed higher: MBB and CTG by 4.9 and 4.7 per cent and BID, ACB, VPB and VCB by 2.2, 1.3, 1.2 and 0.8 per cent, while EIB and STB lost 1.3 and 0.3 per cent. 
Most energy shares also increased: PVD, PLX, PVS and GAS by 4.5, 2.3, 1.6 and 0.4 per cent, while NT2 fell 0.9 per cent.
In food and beverages, most large caps lost ground: SAB, MSN, VNM and KDC by 2.6, 2.4, 2.0 and 0.5 per cent, while BHN remained unchanged.
In real estate and construction, KDH, NVL and VIC rose 4.9, 1.9 and 1.5 per cent and HDG, VRE, CTD and HBC lost 2.6, 2.0, 1.6 and 1.6 per cent.
Among other large caps, only HPG rose, by 3 per cent, while BHV, MWG, DHG, VJC and PNJ fell 2.9, 1.6, 1.2, 0.5 and 0.1 per cent and FPT remained unchanged.
The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were SII, VID, BTT, PXS and HTL, and the Top 5 falling shares were HVX, TV1, RIC, SSC and LGC.
The Top 5 rising shares on HNX were OCH, PPP, TH1, VTH and CTB, and the Top 5 falling shares were AME, BBS, BXH, SGH and DPC.
Foreign investors net sold on HSX by VND413.88 billion ($18.2 million) and on HNX by VND54.78 billion ($2.4 million).

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