Shares gain on oil stocks

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021 11:55

Gas tanks stored at PetroVietnam Gas South, a member of PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (GAS). — Photo courtesy of GAS

Vietnamese shares extended gains on Wednesday morning thanks to buying focusing on energy stocks and some individual blue-chips.

The VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose slightly 0.06 per cent to close the morning trade at 1,277.72 points.

The market's breadth was positive with 223 stocks increasing while 118 stocks declined.

Over VNĐ6.8 trillion was poured into the southern market, equivalent to a trading volume of more than 217 million shares.

The VN30-Index, which tracks 30 biggest stocks on the southern bourse, witnessed an increase of 0.05 per cent to 1,410.51 points. Of the VN30 basket, 14 stocks climbed while 14 stocks slid.

Energy stocks attracted cash flow with many gainers such as Việt Nam National Petroleum Group (PLX), PVPower (POW), PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PVS), PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation (PVD), Drilling Mud Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) and PetroVietnam Gas JSC (GAS).

On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange (HNX), the HNX-Index also rose 0.05 per cent to 306.15 points. VNS

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