The total trading volume on Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) and Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) today reached about 61.2 million shares with trading value worth about VND809 billion, down 7.3 percent in volume and 5.7 percent in value against the previous trading session.
On HoSE, total trading volume reached about 28.4 million shares worth over VND485.7 billion, down 3.7 percent in volume and 1.8 percent in value against the previous trading session.
The southern bourse’s benchmark index may even fall further without the help of BVH. It fell to 415 points earlier in the session.
Many key stocks, such as ITA, KDC, KBC, MSN, VIC, HAG, VCB, and CTG, kept the downward trend set yesterday, while others like HPG, BVH, STB, EIB, and ITC regained points.
IJC hit the ceiling for the 3th straight trading sessions and PXL also hit the floor for the 4th consecutive session after gaining 75 percent and 50 percent respectively in September.
Meanwhile, PTC reached trading volume of over 1.4 million units, six-fold increase from the previous trading session. It has gained points for 11 straight sessions, reaching the ceiling price for the latest 7 sessions in a row, from VND11,500 per share on September 19 to VND17,000 per share today, up 48 percent.
Regarding negotiation transactions, 500,000 MSN shares worth VND58 billion were handed over at the price of VND117,000 each.
On HNX, there were about 32.8 million shares worth about VND323 billion being traded, down 10.6 percent in volume and 11 percent in value over the previous trading session.
With some key gainers included KLS, VND, PVX, BVS, and SHB, the northern bourse’s benchmark index today ended the chain of three consecutive falls.
PVL hit the floor for the 3th consecutive trading session with the trading volume at the third position of over 2 million units. It ended at VND6,000 per share.
Foreign investors shifted to net-selling after 2 net-buying sessions in a row on HoSE with about VND20 billion, and they moved on with their 3rd net-selling on HNX with over VND2 billion.
Their net-selling session today concentrated on HPG, ITA, BVH, VIC, and CTG with VND7.17 billion, VND5.23 billion, VND4.5 billion, VND3.76 billion, and VND2.88 billion respectively.
They also focused on net-buying when mostly focusing on FPT, MSN, VSH, ITC, and KDC with VND4.96 billion, VND1.55 billion, VND1.5 billion, VND1.11 billion, and VND1.04 billion respectively.
On the northern bourse, leading net-purchased stock today was VCS with over VND1.6 billion, while leading net-selling stock today were PVS and VCG with about VND1.7 billion and VND1.3 billion respectively.
The northern bourse has announced to hold the bidding session for VND2 trillion government-guaranteed bonds issued by the State Treasury on Thursday.
These 3-year and 5-year bonds, bearing the issuing date of October 10, 2011, will be allocated at VND1 trillion each and will be sold at price lower or higher than the par value.
The yield will be paid periodically every year on the same date with maturity date, starting from 2012 while the principal to be paid once at the due date.