Shares retreated on both of the nation’s stock exchanges on March 7.
On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index dropped 0.95 percent to 466.63 points.
Advancers, however, slightly outnumbered decliners thanks to gains during the morning session.
Market value jumped 62.4 percent compared to the previous day’s level
to 792 billion VND (37.7 million USD) with profit-taking. Trading volume
reached 46.95 million shares.
The VN30, tracking
the city’s top 30 shares, also failed to retain the rally with 17 stocks
tumbling. Meanwhile, there were only eight rising codes. The index lost
1 percent to hit 533.69 points.
On the Hanoi Stock
Exchange, the HNX-Index fell 1.1 percent, reaching 60.15 points. Only 15
percent of the listed shares finished the session higher.
Trading was sluggish, sliding 12.4 percent over the previous day to
272.9 billion VND (12.9 million USD) with only 38.17 million shares
Shares tracked by the HNX30 also had an off day. The index overall shed 2 percent to hit 114.78 points.
Foreign investors increased their net buys from March 6’s session to a total of 33 billion VND (1.5 million USD).-VNA