An investor looks at stock prices on the screens at a brokerage in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh TranVietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rose 0.91% to 1032.43 points Tuesday after losing three trading days in a row.
The index closed 9.33 points higher after losing 22.04 points on Monday.
Trading on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) fell by 14.66% to VND8.32 trillion ($352.8 million).pointsVN-IndexPointsJul ’22Sep ’22Nov ’22Jan ’23Mar ‘2380090010001100120013001400Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022●
Points: 1 274.69
The VN-30 basket, comprising the 30 largest capped stocks, saw 19 tickers gain.
VHM of property giant Vinhomes led with a 6.7% gain, followed by VPB of private lender VPBank, up 3.3%.
POW of electricity producer Petrovietnam Power Corporation went up 2.7%f and SSI of leading brokerage SSI Securities Corporation increased by 2.6%.
Seven blue chips fell.
HDB of HDBank lost 2.2% and PLX of fuel distributor Petrolimex dropped 2%.
Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of VND113.93 billion, mainly buying VHM and HPG.
The HNX-Index at the Hanoi Stock Exchange, where mid and small caps list, was up 0.74% while the UPCoM-Index at the Unlisted Public Companies Market was down by 0.46%.