Shares mixed at end of session

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 13:06

Real estate shares were among the biggest gainers on Monday's morning trade. — Photo

Shares were mixed at closing on Monday morning – higher on the HCM City Exchange but lower on the northern bourse.

On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index edged up 0.69 per cent to 1,009.90 points. The index ended Friday at 1,002.97 points, totalling a weekly growth rate of 1.17 per cent.

On the Ha Noi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index inched down 0.22 per cent at 115.54 points. It gained total 2.14 per cent during last week to finish at 115.80 points.

The market breadth was negative with 194 stocks rising, 221 declining and 372 closing unchanged on the two exchanges.

A total of 133.6 million shares worth combined VNĐ2.9 trillion (US$124.7 million) were traded in the two markets.

The large-cap VN30 Index gained 1.02 per cent to stand at 984.38 points.

On a sector basis, real estate, mining, banking, securities and insurance companies were the main driving factors for the stock market on Tuesday morning.

Other sectors that also performed well included retail and food and beverages.

Large-caps stocks drove indexes up, such as Vincom Retail (VRE), Vietcombank (VCB), Vinhomes (VHM), Vingroup (VIC), Novaland (NVL) and Masan Group (MSN).

The afternoon trade starts at 1pm. — VNS

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