All indexes up on back of solid day's trade on August 10.
All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market finished higher on August 10.
On HSX the VN-Index increased 10.99 points (1.72 per cent) and the VN30-Index 11.43 points (1.84 per cent) while on HNX the HNX-Index rose 0.6 points (0.73 per cent) and HNX30-Index up 1.15 points (0.78 per cent).
The UpCoM Index also increased, by 0.41 points (0.74 per cent).
HSX saw 163 shares increasing and 60 decreasing while HNX saw 155 increasing and 91 decreasing.
Liquidity on HNX was VND466 billion ($20.9 million), 11 per cent higher than yesterday, and on HSX was VND2.1 trillion ($94.18 million), 17 per cent higher.
The VN-Index opened at 637.34 points and edged its way upwards throughout the morning session and closed at 645.04 points. It continued to rise in the afternoon session, reaching 648.43 points late on before easing to 647.02 points then recovering to close at 648.33 points.
VIC recorded the strongest increase among large caps on HSX, closing 6.8 per cent higher on trade of VND136 billion ($6.09 million).
HPG saw the highest trade, of VND254 billion ($11.39 million), up 4.6 per cent against yesterday.
VNM had the second highest trade, of VND219 billion ($9.82 million), up 1.2 per cent.
Almost all banking shares on HSX increased, except for EIB, which closed down 0.9 per cent. CTG rose 3 per cent, BID 2.4 per cent, VCB 0.94 per cent, STB 0.93 per cent and MBB 0.68 per cent.
Oil and gas shares all increased, with PGD reaching its ceiling in rising 6.9 per cent, while CNG was up 2.6 per cent, ASP 2.5 per cent and GAS 0.81 per cent.
On HNX, VCB increased 5.1 per cent, PVS 2.1 per cent and ACB 0.6 per cent while PHP, SHB and NTP closed at their opening price. Falling large caps included PTI, by 0.9 per cent, VCS 0.7 per cent, and PVI 0.4 per cent.
Foreign investors net sold on HSX by VND82 billion ($3.67 million) and by VND7 billion ($313,950) on HNX.