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VN-Index in positive territory

Released at: 14:49, 27/08/2015

VN-Index in positive territory

Local shares improve slightly on back of better news internationally.

Better news on international stock markets have had a positive impact on the VN-Index, which increased nearly 9 points in the morning session on August 27.

Liquidity in the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange was over VND1.8 trillion ($80 million), with about 78.2 million shares changing hands via order matching, 14.2 million of which were FLC shares.

Blue-chip stocks led the market, as BVH increased VND2,400 ($0.11) and MSN VND1,500 ($0.07), among others. Bank and petroleum shares also headed upwards.

The HNX index at the Hanoi Stock Exchanges saw liquidity of VND300 billion ($13.34 million), with 31 million stocks traded.

Hung Nguyen

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