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VN-Index stays above 1,000 points

Released at: 16:50, 04/01/2018 Stock Market Watch

VN-Index stays above 1,000 points

Gains all round on January 4.

by Huyen Thanh

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher on January 4.

On HSX, the VN-Index increased 8.79 points (0.87 per cent) and the VN30-Index 5.35 points (0.53 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index gained 0.31 points (0.26 per cent), the HNX30-Index 0.78 points (0.34 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index 0.29 points (0.52 per cent).

Liquidity on HSX reached VND5.68 trillion ($250.2 million), 0.2 per cent higher than yesterday, and on HNX was VND988.2 billion ($43.5 million), 14.4 per cent lower.

The VN-Index opened at 1,009 points, ended the morning at 1,015 points, and closed the day at 1,019.75 points.

In food and beverages, VCF rose 7 per cent, BBC 2 per cent, KDC 1.1 per cent, TLG 0.5 per cent, and VNM 0.4 per cent, while TAC lost 3.6 per cent.

In banking, VPB and CTG increased 3.6 per cent, BID 2.8 per cent, VCI 2.3 per cent, STB 1.9 per cent, BVH 1 per cent, and VCB 0.9 per cent, as EIB lost 6.2 per cent and SSI 0.3 per cent. MSN closed at its opening price.

In energy, GAS rose 4.7 per cent, PLX 4.5 per cent, PVD 2.5 per cent, and PVT 1.3 per cent, while PPC lost 1.7 per cent, NT2 0.7 per cent, and PGD 0.1 per cent.

In construction and real estate, QCG and ITA gained 7 per cent, NLG 1.9 per cent, CTD 1.3 per cent, ROS 1.2 per cent, NVL 1 per cent, VIC 0.6 per cent, FLC 0.4 per cent, and REE 0.2 per cent. VRE lost 0.4 per cent and HT1 closed at its opening price.

PVS was the largest net sold share on HNX, with VND19.77 billion ($870,925), followed by HLD (VND2.1 billion ($92,511)), NTP (VND1.52 billion ($66,960)), BCC (VND1.1 billion ($48,458)), and VNR (VND628.2 million ($27,674)).

On UPCoM, foreign investors bought 212,317 shares worth VND24.47 billion ($1.07 million).

They net sold on HNX by VND13.45 billion ($592,511).

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