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Foreign investors sell strongly on HSX

Released at: 18:27, 10/12/2015 Stock Market Watch

Foreign investors sell strongly on HSX

Market down on December 10 after promising first half hour in morning as foreign investors sell big players on VN30-Index.

by Hung Khanh

The HSX traded in negative territory on December 10 apart from the opening 30 minutes of the morning session, when it increased to 567.55 points before closing the afternoon session at 561.04 points, with 75 shares increasing and 151 decreasing.

Liquidity was at its highest for the week but still low, with total trade of some 113 million shares, of which 93 million were traded via matching order and 19 million via put through.  

The VN30-Index also headed downwards 30 minutes into morning trade, ending at 572.50 points by the close of the afternoon session, seeing only six shares increasing while 17 fell. At the HSX foreign investors net sold some VND440 billion ($19.57 million), with the three highest share sales being on the VN30-Index: MSN, which saw net selling of some VND5 billion ($222,400), GAS VND8 billion ($355,840), and VIC VND394 billion ($17.52 million). MSN closed at its opening price while VIC fell 1.20 per cent and GAS 1.55 per cent.

Among banking shares, STB increased 4.63 per cent and EIB 0.99 per cent, but the two small caps couldn’t cover the losses sustained by large caps, of which VCB fell 0.48 per cent, BID 1.46 per cent, and CTG 1.63 per cent.

FLC saw the highest liquidity in the market, with some 11 million shares changing hands, followed by OGC with 7.6 million and HQC with 7.2 million. FLC lost 3.80 per cent, OGC 5.26 per cent, and HQC 3.39 per cent.

The HNX-Index decreased 0.71 points (0.89 per cent) to finish at 78.89 points, with 65 shares increasing and 100 decreasing.

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