VN-Index slightly restores

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index slightly added up on December 27 as wariness almost drove market to move flatly.

The measure of 275 companies and five mutual funds listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange inched up 0.06 percent, or 0.29 points, to close at 473.05 points.

Of the index, 119 stocks gained, 93 dropped, while 68 treaded water.

Trading volume severely fell over the previous trading session. Around 39.24 million shares changed hands at a value of VND975.08 billion, the lowest level in the past one month.

Quoc Cuong Gia Lai Joint Stock Company (QCG) was the most active share in volume with 2.45 million shares.

Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Bank or Sacombank (STB) followed with 1.58 million shares, tagged along by Saigon Securities Inc. (SSI) with 1.5 million shares.

Ben Thanh Trading & Service Joint Stock Company (BTT) jumped 5 percent to VND27,300.

Hoang Quan Consulting – Trading – Service Real Estate Corporation (HQC) advanced 4.96 percent to VND38,100.

Tay Bac Minerals Investment Joint Stock Company (KTB) rallied 4.9 percent to VND25,700.

Sao Ta Foods Joint Stock Company (FMC) tumbled for three consecutive days, reducing 8.39 percent to VND13,100.

Gia Lai Cane Sugar Thermoelectricity Joint Stock Company (SEC) slashed 5.95 percent to VND25,300.

Viet Thang Aquafeed Joint Stock Company (VTF) retreated 4.9 percent to VND13,600.

The smaller bourse in the north also opened week in green as the Hanoi’s HNX-Index revived 0.22 percent, or 0.24 points, to close at 111.43 points. Trading volume faintly recovered to 36.1 million shares worth VND704.58 billion.

Meanwhile, the UPCom-Index collapsed 1.21 points to 41.3 points this morning. A total of 279,000 shares changed hands at a value of VND3.8 billion.

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