Asian shares close mixed
(Jul 01, 2015)
Most Asian markets ended mixed on July 1. As of the Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, the Hang Seng Index
remained unchanged at 26,250.03 in Hong Kong. The Shanghai Composite
Index lost 223.52 points to close at 4,053.70
The Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX) sold government bonds worth VND8.281 trillion (US$379.8 million) at 31 auctions in June.
Stocks managed to post gains this morning, but liquidity kept sliding on the two exchanges.
The close-ended VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF) has paid
US$15 million towards acquiring convertible preferred stocks of Novaland
Group under a syndicated investment deal worth $47 million.
Most of the Asian markets ended higher on June 30. The Hang Seng
Index added 283.05 points to close at 26,250.03 in Hong Kong, and the
Shanghai Composite Index gained 224.18 points to close at 4,277.22.
Shares improved this morning on the two exchanges, helped by blue chips again.
The State Securities Commission (SSC) will hold a conference in the US
from tomorrow to Sunday to attract more foreign investments in Viet Nams
securities market and stabilise foreign investor confidence.
Stocks opened lower this morning on the two exchanges, despite a
long-awaited announcement being made that the government had raised the
limit for foreign holdings in listed companies.
Securities shares are expected to lead the market this week following
Decree 60 which allows foreign investors to increase their stakes in
Vietnamese public listed companies, according to analysts.
The Ha Noi Stock Exchange has launched an electronic bond trading system
(E-BTS). The new system, opened last Thursday, is expected to further
facilitate access and trade by domestic and foreign investors in Viet
Nam's bond market.
Most Asian markets ended higher on June 26. The Hang Seng
Index lost 481.88 points to close at 26,663.87 in Hong Kong, while the
Shanghai Composite Index reduced 334.91 points to close at 4,192.87