Shares close morning session in the red
HA NOI (VNS)– Shares reversed last Friday’s gains to decline this morning. On the HCM City Stock Exchange, the VN-Index shed 0.67 per cent to 473.97 points although there were just 30 losers. Most listed stocks closed unchanged.
Trading value remained high at VND862.3 billion (US$41 million) as the trading volume reached 52.8 million shares.
The VN30, representing the performance of HCM City’s 30 leading shares in terms of capitalisation and liquidity, tumbled by over 1 per cent to 541.84 points.
Twenty-four of these stocks finished the session in the red, while only logistic firm Gemadept (GMD), food processor Masan (MSN) and property developer Vingroup (VIC) managed to add value.
On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also retreated 2.4 per cent, reaching 61.27 points.
Decliners outnumbered advancers by 166-36.
Market value and volume fetched VND327.2 billion ($15.5 million) and nearly 44.4 million shares respectively.
The HNX30, tracking the northern bourse’s top shares, hit 118.19 points – a 3.34 per cent decrease.
Trading will resume at 1 pm. – VNS