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An investor watches market movements at the BIDV Securities Corp (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese shares ended with mixed results on the two local exchanges on May 24 while investors remained cautious as local markets lacked supporting information.The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange struggled to inch up 0.1 percent to finish at 611.62 points, putting a dent to a four-day decline of 2.2 percent.However, the HNX Index on the Hanoi Stock Exchange ended slightly lower at 81.26 points, maintaining a loss of 1.1 percent for a fifth day.“Investors remained cautious as they saw little supporting information on…... [read more]

Transactions at the Military Bank Securities stock exchange (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - The benchmark VN-Indexhas ended its winning run of nine consecutive weeks under heavy profit-takingselling pressures. The market is forecast to remain volatile due to ongoingportfolio restructuring of exchange-traded funds.On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Indexdecreased 0.3 percent for the week, closing Friday at 712.6 points,and narrowed its yearly gain to 7.2 percent.Large-cap stocks have lost their growingmomentum, as investors increased selling in these stocks and channeled money inspeculative investments to seek larger returns.Leading stocks in their industries, such asdairy firm Vinamilk (VNM), PV Gas (GAS), IT group FPT (FPT), Saigon…... [read more]

The benchmark VN Index inched up 0.15 per cent to close at 850.33 points, making up a three-day increase of total 2 per cent.The index growth could have been higher if it had not suffered from intraday profit-taking. The VN Index grew as much as 0.64 per cent during the session.More than 584.7 million shares were traded on the southern bourse, worth VND 20.4 trillion (US$ 909.6 million) – reaching the market’s highest trading liquidity figures.The trading figures posted an increase of 3.4-fold in volume and 3.2-fold in value compared to Monday.The robust improvement of trading liquidity was attributed to…... [read more]

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Major Asian indexes in both Japan and Hong Kong closed up on July 4 while others ended the day on a mixed note.The Hang Seng Index rose 14.92 points reach 23,546.36 in Hong Kong. The Nikkei 225 added 88.84 points to reach 15,437.13 in Tokyo, where the Topix Index also gained 6.65 points to end the day at 1,285.24.The Shanghai Composite Index lost 3.85 points to end at 2,059.38 in mainland China while the Straits Times Index gained 1.05 points to end at 3,274.20 in Singapore.The VN Index added 4.33 points to close at 589.35…... [read more]

Investors watch stock prices on the MB Securities trading floor (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - The benchmark VN-Index sank for the first time in thelast five sessions on March 9 as oil and gas stocks slumped on the back ofglobal oil losses.Onthe HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index edged down 0.11 percent to close at 715.8points. The southern market index had gained 1.3 percent in the past fivesessions.Large-capstocks saw a divergence as major firms like dairy giant Vinamilk (VNM), brewerySabeco (SAB), insurer Bao Viet Holdings (BVH) and real estate developerVinGroup (VIC) lost value under high selling pressure.Dueto drops in global oil prices,…... [read more]

Transactions are carried out at the Hanoi Stock Exchange (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) - The benchmark VN Index reversed a four-day rise on May 15 aslarge-cap stocks were hit by profit-taking.Vietnam’skey stock index finished at 725.35 points, slightly down from the May 12 closinglevel of 725.37 points.Ithad increased by a total of 0.9 percent in the previous four sessions.Morethan 240.8 million shares were traded on the southern bourse, worth 4.82trillion VND (214.5 million USD).Large-capstocks underperformed as they were brought down by investors’ looking to gainsome short-term profits after the major market witnessed a four-day increaselast week, according to Saigon-Hanoi Securities (SHS).Halfof the…... [read more]

The benchmark VN Index on the HCM Stock Exchange slipped below 700 points on Monday morning because of selling pressure after the index touched a new nine-year high last week.The VN Index inched down 0.24 per cent to 698.7 points. It was down 0.4 per cent on Friday after gaining 3 per cent over the previous five sessions and touching 703.2 points last Thursday.The overall market condition was negative, with 116 stocks declining, 102 rising and 106 staying flat.The impact of blue chips was mixed. Among the top 30 shares by market value and liquidity, BIVD (BID), Vietcombank (VCB), Bao…... [read more]

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index jumped to four-month high on February 22 as investors rushed to buy shares on speculation that the rising trend would prolong.Shares of 302 companies and five mutual funds listed on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange enhanced 1.83 per cent, or 7.5 points, to close at 418.41 points, the highest level since November 1, 2011. Among the index members, 192 climbed, 63 declined, while 52 stocks remained unchanged.Trading on the city bourse slid by 7 per cent in volume, and 6 per cent in value over the previous trading session as around 55 million shares changed…... [read more]

The VN-Index on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange added 0.81 percent to 574.32 points.The total transaction value reached nearly 2.2 trillion VND (103.3 million USD) on a volume of over 134.9 million shares.Bluechips were mixed, pushing the VN30 Index down 0.43 percent to 615.73points. Among seven gainers, Sacombank (STB) advanced 2.7 percent, andinsurer Bao Viet Holdings (BVH) rose by two percent.However,decliners overwhelmed with 23 codes, especially property developer FLCGroup (FLC), Phu My Fertiliser (DPM), logistic company Gemadept (GMD),financial group Ocean (OGC), Pha Lai Thermalpower (PPC) and Vinamilk(VNM).Although shares tracked by the VN30 Index generally didnot perform well, the benchmark index still…... [read more]

Movements of VN-Index on September 7. (Photo: vietstock.vn)The VN-Index put an end to its winning streak on September 7 as investors opted to lock in gains after the benchmark had advanced for six consecutives days.The gauge of 253 companies and five mutual funds listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange fell 5.41 points, or 1.16 percent, to close at 460.59 points.Trading volume dropped by 10 percent over the previous day to around 52.6 million shares, worth VND1.35 trillion.On the index, most blue-chips declined with a decrease of 0.1 to 2.5 points. The city bourse recorded 72 winners, 152 losers…... [read more]