HNX and UPCoM-Index also gain ground.
by My Van
The VN-Index rose 6.79 points (0.57 per cent) on April 6 to 1,199.96 points, just shy of the 1,200-point mark, which it reached a few times during the day.
The overall performance in the final session of the week was quite positive, with momentum spread across the market. The HNX-Index closed up nearly 1 per cent to 138.08 points and the UPCoM-Index 0.36 per cent to 60.64 points.
Market liquidity was 342 million units worth VND8.880 trillion ($385.5 million). The number of gainers was 327, against 248 losers.
Leading the increase today was VIC and VRE, in which the former closed at a high of VND132,400 ($5.8) and the latter neared its ceiling price.
BVH, HPG, PLX as well as ACB, STB, VPB all did well.
Strong gainers in real estate included CTD, DIG, DXG, FCN, HBC, LDG, LCG, NDN, QCG, VIC, VNE, and NLG.
Conversely, PNJ, after an impressive run of increases, closed down at VND194,000 ($8.5); its lowest level of the session. Retailer MWG was virtually unchanged, shedding just VND100.
The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were CCL, MHC, VPH, HOT, and NVT, and KHB, ACM, HGM, RCL and INN on HNX.
Top 5 falling shares on HSX were SVI, FUCVREIT, SII, RDP and CCI.
Foreigners were net sellers on HSX by 4.81 million shares worth VND87.94 billion ($3.8 million).