UPCoM-Index the only loser as VN-Index regains some ground.
by Huyen Thanh
All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market gained ground on April 12, except for the UPCoM-Index.
On HSX, the VN-Index closed at 1,173.02 points, up 5.91 points (0.51 per cent), and the VN30-Index 1,143.50 points, up 6.30 points (0.55 per cent).
On HNX, the HNX-Index finished at 135.63 points, up 1.89 points (1.41 per cent) and the HNX30-Index 254.82 points, up 4.18 points (1.67 per cent), while the UPCoM-Index closed at 59.67 points, down 0.19 points (0.31 per cent).
Liquidity on HSX was VND5.2 trillion ($228.1 million) and VND883.3 billion ($38.7 million) on HNX.
Some large food and beverages shares lost ground, with TAC, TLG and VCF falling 0.9, 0.5 and 0.1 per cent, while BBC rose 5 per cent, DQC 4.8 per cent, KDC 0.5 per cent and VNM 0.2 per cent. BBC closed at its opening price.
In banking, MSN, EIB, VPB and SSI increased 4.1, 1, 0.5, and 0.5 per cent as MBB lost 1.1 per cent, VCB 0.4 per cent, STB 0.3 per cent, and BID and BVH 0.2 per cent. VCI and CTG closed at their opening price.
In energy, PVD gained 7 per cent, GAS 3.2 per cent, NT2 2.2 per cent, PVT 2 per cent and PLX 1.3 per cent, while PPC lost 0.2 per cent and PGD closed at its opening price.
The Top 5 shares bought by foreign investors were SSI, HPG, VNM, DHG and VRE.
VIC was the largest net sold share on HSX, followed by VCB, VJC, KBC and NVL.
VGC was the largest net sold share on HNX, followed by NDN, VCG, HUT and EBS.
On UPCoM, foreign investors bought 254,634 shares worth VND13.20 billion ($579,190).
They net sold on HSX by VND61.58 billion ($2.7 million) and on HNX by VND3.26 billion ($143,040).