Shares closed up this morning on the so-called "bad luck" day, Friday 13.On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index added 1.65 per cent to 415.45 points.Winners largely overwhelmed losers by 203-18.
HA NOI – Shares closed up this morning on the so-called "bad luck" day, Friday 13.
On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index added 1.65 per cent to 415.45 points.
Winners largely overwhelmed losers by 203-18.
Trading improved, with market value soaring 132 per cent over yesterday morning's level to nearly VND551.6 billion (US$26.2 million) and trading volume hit 41 million shares.
Of the 30 leading shares by capitalisation and liquidity tracked by the VN30, which advanced 1.5 per cent to 490.46 points, only Kinh Do Confectionery Co (KDC) retreated (1 per cent) and Vinamilk (VNM) ended unchanged.
Meanwhile, others posted healthy gains. Three stocks hit their daily increase limit – Becamex Infrastructure Development Co (IJC), financiers Ocean Group (OGC) and PetroVietnam Finance (PVF).
Another blue-chip stock, Military Bank (MBB), also hit its ceiling price during this morning's session.
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index rose to 70.66 per cent, a 1.9 per cent increase.
The value of trades jumped 105 per cent to VND288.3 billion ($13.7 million), as overall volume fetched 33.5 million shares.
The HNX30, tracking the northern bourse's leading stocks, put on 3 per cent to 134.91 points.
Afternoon trading will resume at 1 pm. – VNS