All indexes on Vietnam’s stock market gained ground on the first day of December.

On HSX, the VN-Index rose 10.4 points (1.09 per cent) and the VN30-Index 9.41 points (1 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index increased 0.77 points (0.67 per cent), the HNX30-Index 1.64 points (0.74 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index 0.26 points (0.47 per cent).

Liquidity on HSX reached VND4.3 trillion ($189.3 million) and on HNX was VND932.6 billion ($41.06 million).

There were 162 stock codes increasing and 103 falling on HSX while 108 rose and 64 fell on HNX.

The market opened with excitement for oil and gas shares following the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reaching an agreement to extend production cuts. Shares such as GAS, PVD, PVS, PVC, and PVB all rose in the opening hours.

The VN-Index opened at 949.93 points and increased continuously throughout the day and closed at 960.33 points.

In food and beverages, VNM increased 5 per cent and MSN 2.1 per cent while KDC lost 0.8 per cent.

Most large banking shares fell: CTG by 1 per cent, STB 0.8 per cent, BID 0.6 per cent, and VCB and MBB 0.4 per cent, while VPB remained unchanged.

Most energy shares rose: PLX by 5.2 per cent, PVT 5.4 per cent, PPC 3 per cent, GAS 2.6 per cent, and NT2 2.2 per cent.

In construction and real estate, DXG increased 2.8 per cent, HBC 0.9 per cent, ROS 0.7 per cent, and VIC 0.1 per cent, while CTD closed at its opening price.

The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were KPF, DAT, HVG, SVT, and MCP, and KHL, PTS, BTW, CTX, and PIV on HNX.

The Top 5 falling shares on HSX were TCO, HU1, CLW, PDN and TVT, and LUT, NHC, VHL, MLS and SMT on HNX.

Foreign investors net bought on HSX by VND111 billion ($4.8 million) and net sold on HNX by VND53.26 billion ($2.3 million).