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VN-Index at highest since late 2014

Released at: 19:03, 04/07/2016 Stock Market Watch

VN-Index at highest since late 2014

All indexes close higher on July 4 as VN-Index continues ever upwards.

by Hung Khanh

All indexes closed higher on July 4, with the VN-Index increasing 7.66 points (1.2 per cent) and the VN30-Index 7.23 points (1.15 per cent) on HSX while on HNX the HNX-Index finished 0.66 points (0.77 per cent) up and the HNX30-Index 2.26 points (1.48 per cent).

HSX saw 159 shares increasing and 76 decreasing, while HNX saw 191 increasing and 102 decreasing.

Liquidity on HSX reached VND2.4 trillion ($107.59 million), 2 per cent higher than last Friday. On HNX liquidity was VND647.24 billion ($29.01 million), 28 per cent higher.

The VN-Index fell to 642.28 points late in the morning session before closing at 645.43 points. In the afternoon it continued upwards, reaching 647.63 points before easing to 646.15 points then seeing a late rise to close at 647.96 points; its highest level since late 2014.

Securities company shares had an impressive day, with many reaching their ceiling. On HSX, HCM increased to its ceiling of 6.9 per cent, SSI 6.8 per cent, and BSI 4.55 per cent. HNX saw SHS reach its ceiling with a 9.8 per cent increase, VND 9.4 per cent, BVS 5.47 per cent and MBS 1.72 per cent.

Only three large banking shares finished in positive territory on HSX - VCB by 3.58 per cent, CTG 0.59 per cent, and BID 0.57 per cent. Others closed at their opening price.

Among banking shares on HNX, meanwhile, ACB closed down 2.63 per cent while SHB and NVB closed at their opening price.

On HSX, large caps to rise included GAS, by 1.5 per cent, VNM 1.4 per cent and MWG 0.8 per cent, while VIC and MSN closed at their opening price.

Foreign investors net sold on HSX by some VND15 billion ($672,450) and on HNX by some VND10 billion ($448,300).   

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