Thu. Apr 18th, 2024

Trading boomed in March 15’s afternoon session, pushing the VN-Index
higher at 481.35 points when the market closed, up 1.42 percent from the
earlier session.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the
total trading value doubled the previous day’s level, reaching nearly
1.43 trillion VND (68.1 million USD).

Vietinbank (CTG)
led the market in terms of trades with 17.3 million shares changing
hands, of which foreigners unloaded 16 million shares, worth 305.2
billion VND (14.5 million USD). The share closed flat at 19,000 VND (0.9

Heavy foreign buys in the 30 leading shares tracked
by the VN30 Index also helped lift the index by 1.31 percent to stand
at 553.33 points.

On the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also added 0.4 percent to finish the day at 62.06 points.

Trading was still modest, however, with just 49.5 million shares, worth 417.3 billion VND (20 million USD), changing hands.

PetroVietnam Construction (PVX) continued to be the most active code on
the northern bourse on March 15 with trades of over 7.2 million shares,
rising 5.2 percent to settle at 6,100 VND a share.

Foreign investors concluded the day as net buyers in Ho Chi Minh City’s exchange with a total net buy of more than 52.5 billion VND (2.5
million USD). But they were still net sellers on the Hanoi bourse,
responsible for a modest net sell of 727.7 million VND (34,700 USD).-VNA

By vivian