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All indexes close up

Released at: 17:53, 28/03/2016 Stock Market Watch

All indexes close up

Good news for stock market on March 28 as all indexes finish in positive territory.

by Hung Khanh

All indexes on Vietnam’s stock market increased on March 28. On HSX the VN-Index finished 3.64 points (0.64 per cent) higher and the VN30-Index 4.13 points (0.71 per cent), while on HNX the HNX-Index was up 0.7 points (0.88 per cent) and the HNX30-Index 1.64 points (1.15 per cent).

The VN-Index headed downwards right from the beginning of the morning session, bottoming out at 571.66 points before recovering to 574.12 points at the close of trade. It continued upwards in the afternoon, finishing at 575.72 points. HSX saw 143 shares increasing and 80 decreasing.

Among large caps on HSX, HPG increased 3.1 per cent, VIC 2 per cent, BVH 1 per cent, and MSN and VNM 0.7 per cent.

In banking, VCB, CTG and MBB closed at their opening price while BID fell 0.6 per cent.

GAS also closed at its opening price.

The biggest contributors to the VN-Index were small and medium caps, with the VNMID Index increasing 6.56 points (0.87 per cent) and the VNSML 7.46 points (1.03 per cent).

Liquidity was relatively low on HSX, at VND1.6 trillion ($71.71 million); the lowest for more than a month.

On HNX, ACB, SQC and SHB closed at their opening price while some smaller caps saw quite impressive increases, such as NTP, by 9.9 per cent, VNR 5.2 per cent, and VSC 4.9 per cent.

Foreign investors net bought on both markets, by some VND105 billion ($4.7 million) on HSX and on HNX by some VND16 billion ($717,120).

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