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Main indexes finish in positive territory

Released at: 22:11, 20/12/2017 Stock Market Watch

Main indexes finish in positive territory

Source: vneconomy.vn

Gains in both markets on December 20.

by Hai My

All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher on December 20.

On HSX, the VN-Index gained 2.09 points (0.22 per cent) and the VN30-Index 1.16 points (0.12 per cent).

On HNX, the HNX-Index rose 0.59 points (0.52 per cent), the HNX30-Index 1.8 points (0.82 per cent), and the UPCoM-Index 0.16 points (0.30 per cent).

Liquidity on HSX reached VND4.2 trillion ($184.8 million) and on HNX was VND894 billion ($39.3 million).

The VN-Index opened at 951.42 points and gained ground over the course of the day, closing at 953.51 points.

There were 134 shares increasing and 149 decreasing on HSX, and 97 rising and 89 falling on HNX.

The market went upwards as blue-chips such as VIC, PLX, VPB, VNM, GAS, and MSN increased, while oil and gas shares rose early in the afternoon session. Conversely, SAB was again sold aggressively and hit its floor price on volumes of nearly 300,000.

Securities, real estate, construction, and steel shares saw good cash flows, with many gainers.

In food and beverages, KDC rose 0.3 per cent while TLG lost 3.3 per cent, VCF 2.6 per cent, and VNM 0.3 per cent.

In banking, VPB increased 2.9 per cent, VCB 2.6 per cent, CTG 1.8 per cent, and BID 1.7 per cent, as STB closed at its opening price.

In energy, PVT reached its ceiling in rising 7 per cent, while PLX increased 4.5 per cent, PVD 2.6 per cent, and GAS 1.9 per cent. NT2 closed at its opening price.

In construction and real estate, ROS also reached its ceiling, rising 7 per cent, while DXG rose 3 per cent and FLC 0.4 per cent. CTD lost 2.6 per cent and VIC, NVL, and KDH closed at their opening price.

The Top 5 rising shares on HSX were AMD, ROS, PVT, LCG and PXS, and PSE, KTS, ATS, PCG, and VTH on HNX.

Top 5 falling shares on HSX were VPS, CMT, SAB, CMG, and COM, and NDF, V12, VC9, DC2, and PIV on HNX.

Foreign investors net bought on HSX by VND142.3 billion ($6.2 million) and by VND18.39 billion ($809,667) on HNX.

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