Market reopens on positive note

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 12:24

Shares rose on Wednesday morning after a week-long holiday with all sectors posting positive performance.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), the market benchmark VN-Index increased 2.5 per cent to end the morning session at 1.142,78 points. The market breadth was positive with 366 stocks climbing, while 70 stocks declined.

The main driving force for the gain was an increase in the large-cap tracker VN30-Index. Accordingly, the VN30-Index rose 2.76 per cent to 1.160,72 points. Twenty-eight of 30 biggest stocks increased in the morning trading session, of which one stock hit the daily gain of 7 per cent, while only two stocks decreased.

The stock witnessing the biggest gain this morning was Vincom Retail JSC (VRE). The stock’s price gained 6.18 per cent to VND33.500.

During the session, investors poured around VND8.2 trillion to the market, equivalent to nearly 336.8 million shares were traded in the southern bourse.

Top three stocks which had a huge impact on the market this morning were PetroVietnam Gas JSC (GAS), up 6.52 per cent, Techcombank (TCB), up 5.42 per cent, and Vietnam Rubber Group JSC (GVR), up 6.86 per cent.

On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also gained nearly 2 per cent to 229.24 points. The HNX30-Index climbed by 2.74 per cent to 346.12 points. VNS

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